33 N. Fillmore Street
Arlington, VA 22201
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Gifted Services

Gifted Education

 gifted services

Kathryn Culbertson
Resource Teacher of the Gifted
email: kathryn.culbertson@apsva.us

News and Noteworthy

 OOM Pic We are re-forming a Long Branch Odyssey of the Mind team for the 2013-14 school year.  All students in grades 3-5 are welcome to participate.  See the Odyssey of the Mind page (click here or on the link in the left sidebar) for more information.
A general interest meeting will be held Tuesday, November 19th 5:30-6:30 pm in room 218 for both parents and students interested in participating.  
Come on out and see what it's all about!!  You never know where your mind can take you.
Parent Info Night Presentation
If you were unable to attend the Oct. 30th Info Night overview of Gifted Services and the Identification process, you can Long Branch Gifted Services Present. 1030 2013view the presentation here.   
Arlington Gifted Services

The Office of Gifted Services ensures compliance with Virginia Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students based on the following concepts.

  • Giftedness is developmental; it is potential which must be nourished;
  • Giftedness is a collection of behaviors which are interactive and dynamic;
  • Gifted students share characteristics with all other children; and
  • There is variability among the gifted.

 From the site linked above you can find information about referral, identification and services available.  
Please contact Ms. Culbertson at the email listed above regarding specific questions about your child or services at Long Branch