SEM Directory—Connecticut

Contact Information:

Windsor School District
Windsor High School
Carla Brigandi, Secondary Gifted Teacher
50 Sage Park Road
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860-687-2020
Fax: 860-687-2029
Email: cbrigandi@windsorct.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Windsor Public School
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
High School
List of Schools Served:
Windsor High School
Designated Program Coordinator:
None
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
check
check
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
check
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
check
check
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
 
check
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
check
check
check
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
check
 
check
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
check
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
check
check
check
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
check
 
check
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

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Contact Information:

Cromwell School District
Marion Daniels, GT Enrichment Coordinator
9 Mann Memorial Drive
Cromwell, CT 06416
Phone: 860-632-4830
Email: ddaniels@cromwell.k12.ct.us

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Cromwell Public Schools
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
All
List of Schools Served:
All 4
Designated Program Coordinator:
Marion (Dee) Daniels
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1/4

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
 
 
check
check
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
 
 
 
check
check
 
Curriculum Compacting
check
check
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
check
check
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
check
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
 
 
 
check
check
check
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
check
check
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
check
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
check
check
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
 
 
check
check
check
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Windsor School District
Poquonock Elementary School
Mary VanDerMeid, Challenge Resource Teacher
1760 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860-2080
Fax: 860-687-2089
Email: tommaryv@sbcglobal.net

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Windsor School District
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
Poquonock Elementary School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Mary VanDerMeid
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
check
 
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
check
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
check
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
check
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
check
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Windsor Public Schools
Sage Park Middle School
Sherryl Hauser, 7th Grade Math Teacher
Shirley Cowles, Language Arts Challenge Teacher
25 Sage Park Road
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860-687-2030
Fax: 860-687-2039
Email: scowles@windsorct.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Windsor Public Schools
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Middle School
List of Schools Served:
Sage Park Middle School
Designated Program Coordinator:
 
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
4?

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
 
 
 
 
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
check
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
 
check
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
 
check
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
 
check
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
 
check
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
 
check
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
check
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
check
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
check
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
check
 
 
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
check
 
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
check
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Colchester School District
Jack Jackter Intermediate School & William J. Johnston Middle School
Ms. Laura A. Messinger, Enrichment Specialist
127 Norwich Avenue, Suite 202
Colchester, CT 06415
Phone: 860-537-7260
Email: lmess56@colchesterct.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Colchester
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Intermediate (3-5) & Middle (6-8) Schools
List of Schools Served:
Jack Jackter Intermediate School & William J. Johnston Middle School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Not sure if that’s me or our Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1 person in a .5 position at both schools (I am the one person at both schools)

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
check
check
 
check
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
check
check
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
 
 
check
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
check
 
check
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
check
check
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
check
check
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
check
check
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
check
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
check
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
check
check
check
check
check
check
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
check
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
check
check
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
check
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
check
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
 
 
check
check
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Mansfield School District
Annie E. Vinton Elementary School
Lynda Barrow, Enrichment Teacher
306 Stafford Road
Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Phone: 860.423.3086
Email: barrow.lynda@yahoo.com

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Mansfield
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
One
Designated Program Coordinator:
Fred Baruzzi
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
check
 
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
check
 
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
check
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
check
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
check
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Willington School District
Hall Memorial School
Pat Pinney, Enrichment Teacher
111 River Road
Willington, CT 06279
Phone: 860-429-9391
Email: ppinney@willingtonct.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Willington
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Middle School
List of Schools Served:
Hall Memorial School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Pat Pinney
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
 
 
 
check
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
 
 
 
 
check
 
Curriculum Compacting
 
 
 
 
check
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
 
 
 
 
check
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
check
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
check
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
 
 
 
check
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
check
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

Mansfield Public Schools
Goodwin Elementary School
Nancy Titchen, Enrichment Coordinator
321 Hunting Lodge Road
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860.429.6316
Email: titchenne@mansfieldct.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Mansfield
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
Goodwin Elementary School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Nancy Titchen
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
check
 
 
 
 
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
check
 
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
 
 
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
check
 
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
check
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
check
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
check
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

barsem

Contact Information:

The Renzulli Academy at Simpson Waverly
Freddie Dejesus, Principal
121 Cornwall Street
Hartford, CT 06112
Phone: 860 695-2140
Email: DEJEF001@hartfordschools.org

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Hartford Public Schools
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary, Middle, High Schools
List of Schools Served:
4-8 (2016: k-12)
Designated Program Coordinator:
Ruth Lyons
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
7

 

Components of Schoolwide Enrichment Model:

 
Services for Identified Talent Pool Students
Services for Entire School Population
 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Total Talent Portfolio
 
 
 
check
check
 
Plan for Type I Experiences
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
 
 
 
check
check
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
 
 
 
 
check
 
Curriculum Compacting
 
 
 
check
check
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
check
check
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
check
check
 
Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
 
 
 
check
check
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any Acceleration Options such as the following: Early Admission, Ability Grouped Classes, Grade Skipping, Duel Enrollment (College), On-Line Accelerated Courses, Other(Please Specify Below)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
check
check
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
check
check
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
check
check
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
check
check
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
 
 
check
check
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
check
check
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):