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Notice for the Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Board of School Directors Meeting

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meeting will be held virtually and is open to the public.

To join the meeting, please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting.  You may also join the meeting via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Zoom (online video and audio)
Passcode: bucksiu

Audio only conference
Call-in: 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 999 2738 1475

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Gifted Ed 101: Day One

Gifted Ed 101: Day One will focus on Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) regulations for Gifted Education as designated by Chapter 16 of the School Code. The following topics will be highlighted in Day One: Chapter 16 Regulations and Guidelines, characteristics of gifted learners, identification and evaluation processes and policies, development of Gifted Individual Education Plans (GIEPs), Notice of Recommended Assignments (NORAs), and district-level policy and procedures for staffing and programming.

Participants will understand the role of Chapter 16 and its companion document, the PDE Gifted Education Guidelines.
Participants will learn the components of a district-level identification and evaluation process for gifted learners. This competency includes universal screeners.
Participants will learn the connection between evaluation, the gifted written report, the GIEP, and the NORA.
Participants will learn the components of the GIEP including how to write academic-based GIEP goals.

Event Details

Presenter: Edwina Frasca-Stuart and Lindsey Sides
Location: Virtual Session

Event Dates

Thursday 29 April 8:30 AM

Event Options

Act 48 Hours: 5.5
In County Cost: $50
Out of County Cost: $75
Non Act 48 Hours: 5.5
In County Cost: $50
Out of County Cost: $75