Highly Capable Referral Timeline

  • December: 12/1/2021-1/10/22

    • Referral window open for current FWPS scholars, grades K-11
    • Referrals accepted from staff, families, scholars, and community members
    • Referrals trigger an evaluation process and data review
      • All 2nd Grade scholars will be referred by their classroom teacher as part of our 2nd Grade Universal Screening (which includes the evaluation process and data review)

     January: 1/11/22 - 1/31/22

    • All HCP referrals processed and Parent/Guardian permissions confirmed

     February: 2/7/22 – 3/4/22

    • CogAT assessment administered for all referred scholars who have Parent/Guardian permission (including all 2nd Graders as part of our 2nd Grade Universal Screening)
    • HCP & Assessment Department compiles most recent data from district/state assessments (iReady, IRLA, SBA, etc.) for each referred scholar (including all 2nd Graders as part of our 2nd Grade Universal Screening)

     March: 3/7/22 - 3/25/22

    • The District Highly Capable Multi-Disciplinary Selection Committee (HCMSC) meets to make HCP identifications

     April – May 4/11/22 - 4/15/22 Identification outcomes emailed to families

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    Consent Process

    Appeal Process

    4/29/22: Parent’s use weblink included in Identification email to provide consent for HC services for the 2022-23 school year due

    5/13/22: Lists of identified scholars with consent on file sent to principals for planning

     

    4/22/22: All Appeal Forms due

    4/25/22 – 4/29/22: HCMSC reviews appeals. Final decisions will be sent in writing to the person filing the appeal

    5/11/22:  Parent’s use weblink included in Appeal letter to provide consent for HC services for the 2022-23 school year due

Contact Us

  • For immediate assistance, please contact your school.

    For district level questions, contact:

    Doug Ouellette
    Director of Highly Capable, Advanced Learning & Categorical Programs
    253-945-2227

    douellette@fwps.org