Highly Capable Program Timeline 2018-19

2018- 19 NKSD Highly Capable Dates





September 5-12

Schools to receive list of highly capable students

September Staff Meetings

 Highly Capable Power Points shared at schools-staff sign sheets due Sept. 28

September 28

Kindergarten Highly Capable Flyer sent home

October 1-31

Nominations open for Kindergarten

October 15

Highly Capable Building Plans Due to District Office

October TBA

Parent Meeting 5:30 DO: Understanding Giftedness & Your Student Learning Plan

October 24-26th

Elementary Parent Conferences – Student Learning Plans Written

October 31

Kindergarten and/ or new to NKSD Fall nominations Due

November 2

Copy of Student Learning Plans Due to District Office

November 16

Multi-disciplinary Team to review Kindergarten nominations

November 30

CogAT testing information and opt-out form sent to parents of 2nd graders

December 5

Kindergarten nominations selections communicated to staff and parents by MDT

December 3 - January 4

Referrals for 1, 3-11th open

January TBA

Afterschool training for proctoring and interpreting CogAT

January 4

Deadlines for the appeals from fall Kinder/ New Student MDT meeting

January 11

Appeals communicated to parents and staff

January 4

Highly Capable Referral Closed for grades 1 and 3-11

January TBA

Parent Meeting 5:30 DO- HCP Nomination Process and NKSD HCP Services

January 7 - 18

CogAT testing occurring in elementary schools (2nd graders only)

January 22

CogAT materials picked up from schools by district office staff

January 21

Optional: Second Grade Teacher Referral Form for second grade student

January 21- Feb. 8

CogAT screening for 1,3-11 Referrals at all sites

February TBA

Multi-Disciplinary Team spring meeting: selection from all referrals

March 1

CogAT scores reported to teachers, 2nd grade

March 1

Notification from MDT to parents about highly capable selections

March TBA

Parent Meeting Suquamish : Prospective Parents 3-5 AGATE

March 22

Parents Confirmation of HCP Services Due

March 27-29

Kindergarten Student Learning Plans Written

April 19

Deadline for Appeals

April 19

Copy of Kindergarten SLP due to HCP Office

May 3

Appeals decisions communicated to parents and staff

May KMS/ PMS Registration Night

HCP Planning for Next Year and Beyond


Student survey conducted online

May 24

STAR data gathered for elementary/middle school students to evaluate goals

June 19

Last day of school, end of second semester - Second HCP student grade pull​

*Updated 6/22/18

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