EXceptional Pupils Adding New Dimensions!
Department Chair: Debra Garling: 460-6700 ext. 6764
Administrative assistant: Carolyn McAteer: 460-6700 ext. 6763
Elementary EXPAND Classes
Middle School EXPAND Classes
The ultimate goal of the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District is to identify the educational needs of each child in the system and to provide appropriate learning opportunities. In keeping with this goal, our Gifted and Talented programs view each student as having the potential for applying their abilities to developing their talent. Our aim is to continuously identify and successfully nurture these capabilities in our student body in order to:
Students in grades 3-12 are identified for program invitation. Using the USOE (Federal) Marland definition of gifted/talented, we identify the areas of:
A variety of instruments are used to identify students for participation in the EXPAND programs. These may include combinations of any of the following: teacher, parent, peer or self-nomination; past accomplishment forms; standardized tests; portfolio review; behavioral scales; creativity tests; and observation/interviews. Matrices are used to determine eligibility in each area. An appeal process is available for students who demonstrate advanced talents, yet do not perform well on standardized tests.
"The District has made every reasonable attempt to ensure that our Web Pages are educationally sound and do not contain links to questionable material or material that can be deemed in violation of the District's Standards and Guidelines for Web Page Publishing Policy." “Acceptable Use Agreement.”
The District has made every reasonable attempt to ensure that our Web Pages are educationally sound and do not contain links to questionable material or material that can be deemed in violation of the District's Standards and Guidelines for Web Page Publishing Policy.
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