District Policy Pages
Are you researching gifted education policy? It can be difficult to find some of these district publications. That’s why we’ve begun collecting them here, listed in no particular order. Please contact our web developer, NMAG Publicity Chair, if you have any questions, notice any needed edits, or have anything to add to our collection.
- Albuquerque Public Schools’ publications on gifted education have been removed from their website as of the time of this update to our page. However, NMAG maintains archives of their previously published gifted education documents, linked below. APS seems to no longer offer an alternate protocol for gifted identification relying instead on the SAT process for referral.
- Coming soon: APS Gifted Education Handbook.
- Gifted Referral Process (found at APS website)
- Gifted Advisory Committee (found at APS website)
- Student Checklist of Skills Creativity
- Student Checklist of Skills
- Student Checklist of SkillsCommunication
- Student Checklist of SkillsInterpersonal
- Student Checklist of SkillsSelfUnderstanding
- Student Checklist of SkillsThinking
- Las Cruces Public Schools’ Advanced Education Services (AES) Department page contains many resources related to gifted education in district and beyond. Of interest may be their documentation of the Gifted Referral Process, which is a traditional SAT process without alternative protocol for identification.
- Pojoaque Valley Schools’ Policies and Procedures Manual for the Provision of Special Education and Gifted Services 2017/2018 includes reference to NMAC code regarding gifted ideintification and services.
- Los Alamos Public Schools provides some online information on its high school GATE program, which it describes as based on the Autonomous Learner Model. The site also provides handy access to an exit form to be used for parents and students to end their gifted identification.
- Santa Fe Public Schools publishes online its vision, mission, and principles of practice and provides gifted education identification and services grades K-12. It’s identification protocols include both SAT individual and FTAP2 alternate, though these are not yet published as policy.
- Farmington Public Schools has pages reserved for gifted education information, but as of the date of this publication the pages are empty.
- Aztec Municipal School District’s gifted education page currently only lists contact information for the Gifted Advisory Council.