The Role of the Gifted Support Teacher
The gifted support teacher works collaboratively with the general education teacher to help him/her understand his/her role and function in the development and implementation of the GIEP.
The gifted support teacher will
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offer teachers support on how to differentiate for the gifted (and advanced) learners;
collect documentation from the general education teacher to report on goal progress in the GIEP;
collect and analyze data, coordinate assessments with appropriate professionals, communicate with student and parents to develop an academically appropriate GIEP;
schedule and conduct GIEP meetings, monitor signature of the NORA;
inform service providers (general education teachers) of their responsibilities for specific identified students in a timely fashion;
provide direct instruction to gifted students in strength areas (when specifically called for and certification allows); and
support enrichment and acceleration for the identified student (space to work, resources, managing deadlines, consulting with teachers, collecting documentation, reporting to parents, etc.).