Blackfoot School District No. 55
The Blackfoot School District believes that students who possess exceptional gifts and/or talents should have the time and resources to further develop their unique gifts and/or talents. The district recognizes that students with unique needs may require differentiated instruction and opportunities to develop their gifts and talents. Administrators, teachers, and facilitators will work together with parents and the community to ensure that the educational needs of these students are met. It is the goal of District No. 55 to provide the appropriate educational environment, throughout the student's education, which helps identified students realize their potential.
The Blackfoot School District accepts and fulfills the responsibility to provide special instruction to the gifted and talented students and training for the faculty who serve these students. This responsibility includes training of teachers in such strategies as curriculum compacting, special course classes/ workshops and direct facilitator support in providing for the needs of these students.
Statement of Assurance