Botetourt County Public Schools recognizes gifted learners possess a definable set of learning characteristics, and students with these characteristics have specific instructional needs. These characteristics, both at the group and individual level, are the basis for designing appropriate instruction to meet the needs of the gifted learner.

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Supervisor of Instruction
Keith Pennington
(540) 473-8263


  • Governor's School applications & information for 2017-2018 school year Jackson River Governor's SchoolApplications will be available through your school counselor.Completed Botetourt County applications must be submitted by 3:30pm on March 2, 2018.For more information ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2017, 11:43 AM by Susan Albert
  • Parent TIP Sheets The National Association for Gifted Children has released Parent Information TIP sheets (click here for the link).
    Posted Nov 20, 2017, 7:31 AM by Susan Albert
  • Summer Residential and Regional Programs Click here for more information about these programs and important dates and deadlines.  Contact Keith Pennington at the School Board Office with any questions, 540-473-8263.
    Posted Oct 27, 2017, 8:02 AM by Susan Albert
  • Kid's Tech University Kids' Tech University (KTU ) is a semester-long educational research program developed by the Biocomplexity Institute and Virginia 4-H, that puts scientists and engineers ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2017, 8:03 AM by Susan Albert
  • NASA Langley's Centennial Open House NASA's Langley Research Center cordially invites the public to see where aerospace history was made and where the triumphs of tomorrow are taking shape now. In celebration of the ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2017, 8:03 AM by Susan Albert
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