SEM Directory—Louisiana

Contact Information:

University of Louisiana
Center for Gifted Education
Sally Dobyns, Professor
200 Devalcourt Boulevard
Room 266
Lafayette, LA 70504
Phone: 337-482-6701
Email: sally.dobyns@louisiana.edu

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
 
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
 
List of Schools Served:
 
Designated Program Coordinator:
 
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
 

 

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
 
 
 
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check
check
Curriculum Compacting
 
 
 
check
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
check
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
check
check
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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
 
 
 
check
check
check
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
check
check
check
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
check
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
check
 
check
Summer Programs
 
 
 
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check
check
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
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

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Contact Information:

Jefferson Parish
Metairie Academy
Tiffany Falanga, Teacher
201 Matairie Road
Matairie, LA 70005
Phone: 504-833-5539
Fax: 504-838-6241
Email: tfalanga1@cox.net

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Jefferson Parish
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
Metairie Academy
Designated Program Coordinator:
Helen Blanke
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
8

 

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
 
 
 
check
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
check
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Development for General Faculty
 
 
 
check
 
 
Summer Programs
 
 
 
check
 
 
Participation in State, National, and/or International Programs such as National History Day, Future Problem Solving, Math Olympiad, etc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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:

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
Robbie Mchardy, Academic Director
2800 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: 504-940-2787 or 800-201-4836
Fax: 504-940-2859
Email: robbiemchardy@gmail.com

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
High School
List of Schools Served:
1
Designated Program Coordinator:
Robbie Mchardy
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
5

 

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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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:

Episcopal School of Acadiana
Cindy Lassalle, Art/Science Teacher
Anne Johnson, Lower School Head
721 East Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: 337-993-2263
Fax: 337-993-3706
Email: classalle@esacadiana.com or ajohnson@esacadiana.com

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Independent School
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
Episcopal School of Acadiana, Lafayette Campus
Designated Program Coordinator:
Anne Johnson
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
All teachers have Masters in Gifted, certification in Gifted, or must be working on one of the two (30)

 

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
 
 
 
check
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
check
 
 
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
 
 
 
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):