Highly Capable Referral Timeline

  • December: 12/1/2022-1/10/23

    • Referral window open for current FWPS scholars, grades K-11
    • Referrals accepted from staff, families, scholars, and community members
    • Referrals trigger an identification process and data review
      • All 2nd Grade scholars will be reviewed, regardless of referral, as part of our Universal Screening Process

     

    January: 1/11/23 - 1/31/23

    • All HCP referrals processed and Parent/Guardian permissions confirmed

     

    February: 2/1/23 – 3/3/23

    • CogAT screener administered to all referred scholars, and 2nd Grade scholars as part of the Universal Screening Process (scholar must have Parent/Guardian permission to participate)
    • HC Program & 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: 3/6/22 - 3/30/23

    • Complete Universal Screening Data Review for all 2nd Graders
    • 3/31/23 HCP Universal Screening Identification outcomes emailed to all 2nd Grade families

     

    April: 4/1/23 - 4/20/23

    • The District Highly Capable Multi-Disciplinary Selection Committee (HCMSC) meets to make HCP identification
    • 4/21/23 HCP Referral Identification outcomes emailed to all families
  • Consent Process

    Appeal Process

    • 3/21/23 – 5/22/23: Families use weblink included in Identification email to provide consent for HC services for the 2023-24 school year due

     

    • 5/25/23: Lists of identified scholars with consent on file sent to principals for planning

     

    •  3/21/23 – 5/10/23: Families use weblink included in Identification email to submit an appeal. All Appeal Forms due 5/10/23

     

    • 5/11/23 – 5/12/23: HCMSC reviews appeals. Final decisions will be sent via email to the person filing the appeal

     

    • 5/12/23 – 5/24/23:  Parent’s use weblink included in Appeal email to provide consent for HC services for the 2023-24 school year due 5/24/23  

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