NFV Extended Learning Program

The mission of the NFV Middle School, Valley Elementary, & Fayette Elementary extended learning programming, grades K-8, is to provide educational programming that recognizes, encourages and nurtures the unique needs of all gifted learners of all cultural and socioeconomic groups in order to maximize their highest potential. Each learner will be provided the appropriate support and challenge to meet their personal goals.

Extended Learning Program uses the National Standards for Gifted students to provide rigor and support to gifted students. The Standards can be found in the website link below provided by the National Association for Gifted Children.

National Association for Gifted Children Standards:

Recent News

Some students from NFV Middle School as well as Fayette and Valley elementary attended the Keystone AEA STEAM Day titled Lunar Launch. A good time was had by all. Students that attended the event are excited to bring back the Lunar ideas to their school. Students in the Extended Learning Program will work on taking on a leadership role and planning a Lunar Launch STEAM day a their school. This will provide students with the opportunity to use their gifts and talents to further develop their personal and social responsibility and leadership skills. Check out the video below and see if you find your son or daughter at the event. Also click on the link for more information on the event provided on the Keystone AEA website.

Identification Procedures:

Below you will find the ELP Identification Matrix. Students are identified in the spring of 3rd grade unless they move into the district or are recommended by a teacher. The Matrix uses a variety of indicators which are then scored and evaluated.

More information, pictures, and updates will be posted as the school year progresses. Stop by often to check our progress! Look in the subpages for specific grade level.

If you have any questions about the program or the identification process, please contact me at alavrenko@nfv.k12.ia.us

K-12 ELP Identification Matrix