SEM Directory—Montana

Contact Information:

Polson School District #23
Cherry Valley Elementary, Linderman Elementary, Polson Middle School, Polson High School
Tamara Fisher, K-12 Education Specialist
Email: tfisher@polson.k12.mt.us

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Polson School District #23
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
K-12 district with 1 primary school, 1 intermediate school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school
List of Schools Served:
Cherry Valley Elementary, Linderman Elementary, Polson Middle School, Polson High School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Tamara Fisher
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1/4 per building; 1.0 FTE for whole district

 

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
 
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Curriculum Compacting
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renzulli Learning System—Online Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Clusters
 
 
 
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Differentiation for and/or Cluster Grouping used in the Regular Classroom for Talent Pool Students
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Regularly Scheduled Gifted Program Resource Time for Identified Students
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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)
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Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
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Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
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Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
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Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):
subject acceleration