SEM Directory—Tennessee

Contact Information:

Bedford School District
Thomas Magnet School
Tim Harwell, Principal
515 Tate Avenue
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: 931-684-6818
Fax: 931-684-7174


Demographic Overview:

School District:
Bedford School District
School Type (elementary, middle, high):
Elementary School K-5
List of Schools Served:
Thomas Magnet School
Designated Program Coordinator:
Tim Harwell
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
Plan for Type I Experiences
Regularly Scheduled Type II Training
Type III Individual & Small Group Investigations
Curriculum Compacting
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
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
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):