SEM Directory—New Jersey

Contact Information:

Montclair School District
Nishuane Elementary School
Nilaja Mussa, Curriculum Support Teacher
32 Cedar Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 973-509-4222
Email: nmussa@montclair.k12.nj.us

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Montclair School District
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
Nishuane Elementary School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Amy Foust
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
check
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Compacting
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
 
 
 
 
 
Academies of Inquiry & Talent Development (Middle and High School Only)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designated Arts Enrichment for Artistically Talented Students
check
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
check
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

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Contact Information:

Wayne School District
Donna Reichman, Enrichment Specialist
50 Nellis Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-633-3000
Email: donnareichman@optonline.net

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Wayne Schools
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School
List of Schools Served:
9 Schools
Designated Program Coordinator:
Donna Reichman
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
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
check
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
check
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
 
 
 
check
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
check
 
 
 
 
 
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):

 

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Contact Information:

Walton Elementary School, Caldwell Elementary School, Sandmeier Elementary School
Bonny Collins, Grades 1-5 Gifted and Talented Teacher
Springfield, New Jersey
Phone: 973-376-1025
Email: bonnygale@hotmail.com

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Springfield
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
3 Elementary Schools
List of Schools Served:
Walton, Caldwell, Sandmeier Schools
Designated Program Coordinator:
Bonny Collins
Number of Gifted Teaching Personnel per Building:
1 for 3 buildings

 

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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Training for Teachers of the Gifted
check
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Type III Fair on or an End-of-the-Year Showcase of Students Work
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other (please specify acceleration options not listed above):

 

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Contact Information:

Manalapan Englishtown District
Taylor Mills, Wemrock Brook, Milford Brook, Lafayette Mills, Clark Millls Schools
Heather Blaker, Enrichment Specialist
54 Main Street
Englishtown, NJ 07726
Phone: 732-786-2500
Email: heather.blaker@gmail.com

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
Manalapan Englishtown District
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary and Middle Schools
List of Schools Served:
Taylor Mills, Wemrock Brook, Milford Brook, Lafayette Mills, Clark Millls Schools
Designated Program Coordinator:
Heather Blaker & Linda Waldron
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
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
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enrichment Program Handbook/Brochure
check
 
 
 
 
 
Field Experiences (Internships, Mentorships, Service Learning Projects)
check
 
 
 
 
 
Regularly Scheduled Reviews of Total Talent Portfolios
check
 
 
 
 
 
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:

North Star Academy Charter School
Lisa Hardy, School Counselor
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-642-0101

 

Demographic Overview:

School District:
North Star Academy Charter school
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
 
List of Schools Served:
 
Designated Program Coordinator:
Melissa Edman
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
 
check
Schoolwide Enrichment Team
 
 
 
 
 
check
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
 
 
 
 
 
check
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.
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):