Principal Documents


Student Assessment

Identification Timeline
This is sample timeline for the G/T identification process.

Public Announcement for GT Referral
This is a sample notification to announce the dates for the G/T referral process.

G/T Referral Form
This is a sample form to use when referring a student for G/T identification.

Identification Matrix
This is a sample of a completed G/T identification matrix.

Identification Decline Letter
This is a sample of a letter to send parents of a student who did not qualify for G/T services.

Parent Permission Form for G/T Services
This is a sample permission form to send to parents/guardians of a student who qualifies for G/T services.

G/T Furlough Policy and Referral Form
This is a sample form that could be used if a student needed to be temporarily removed from G/T services due to extenuating circumstances.

G/T Exit Request Form
This is a sample form that could be sent if a student needed to be exited from G/T services.

G/T Exit Committee Report
This is a sample form that could be used to report interventions and recommendations for a struggling G/T student.

Possible Testing Instruments for G/T Identification
This is a list of qualitative testing instruments that can be used for G/T screening.

Service Design

G/T Services Description K-12
This is a sample description of how a district is serving the needs of G/T identified students.

G/T Services Budget
This is a sample budget that reflects how a district might spend its G/T funds.

G/T Interdisciplinary Studies/Mentor Seminar I-IV
This is a course description of an independent study class at the secondary level.

Suggested Steps to Begin an Independent Mentorship Program
These are steps to on how begin an independent study mentorship class.

Curriculum and Instruction

G/T Curriculum Framework K-6
This is a sample G/T curriculum framework for grades K–5.

Depth and Complexity Overview
This is a description of depth and complexity as it relates to classroom instruction.

G/T Lesson Plan Template
This is a sample of a lesson plan template a teacher might use to increase the rigor, depth, or complexity of a unit of study.

Titles of Independent Study Courses
This is a list of independent study courses for the secondary levels.

COLEF Depth Complexity
This is a resource tool from the Texas Performance Standard Project to help increase depth and complexity in classroom instruction.

Assessing for Growth Questions: Grades K-5
This is a resource tool from the Texas Performance Standard Project to help increase depth and complexity in an independent study project.

Assessing for Growth Questions: Grades 6-8
This is a resource tool from the Texas Performance Standard Project to help increase depth and complexity in an independent study project.

Assessing for Growth Questions: High School/Exit-Level
This is a resource tool from the Texas Performance Standard Project to help increase depth and complexity in an independent study project.

Professional Development

PD Outline for 30 Hours
This is a sample description of the content that Mockingbird ISD wants their teachers to receive from the 30 hours of G/T training.

G/T Credit Document
This is a document that districts use to help determine if they will give teachers 6 hours of G/T credit for a professional development.

PD Records
This is a sample spreadsheet of how a campus might keep up with teachers’ G/T professional development hours.

Family/Community

G/T Parent Survey
This is a sample survey to collect feedback from parents of G/T students.

Teacher G/T Evaluation Survey
This is a sample survey to collect feedback from teachers regarding G/T services.

G/T Student Six-Week Evaluation
This is a sample six-week report on a G/T child’s progress in program.

G/T Service Description K-12
This is a sample description of how a district is serving the needs of G/T-identified students. (This document is the same as the document in Service Design, 1S)