Gifted and Talented Screening Information:
The gifted and talented program in Katy ISD serves
elementary students with a one day per week pullout program. If you would
like your 1st -4th grade child screened for
Challenge for the 2017-2018 school year, please request an
Elementary Parent Checklist from the counselor’s office or front desk
beginning November 3rd. Click here for a digital copy. (en espanol)
The Parent Checklist forms is also available online from www.katyisd.org. Look under Departments > Gifted and Talented. Make sure you download both the information page and the Elementary Parent Checklist. Completed forms must be returned to the Challenge teacher by Friday, December 9, 2016.
On November 14 @ 7:00 pm, in room 1200 at the Education Support Complex, a Parent Awareness Session will be held for parents of students in grades 1-4 and 6-11 who are interested in screening their child for the GT program. For more information, please contact Christina Ramirez, Challenge Teacher, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dyslexia Information/Dislexia Informacion
Students who have met the criteria for receiving services for dyslexia may complete specialized dyslexia lessons with Patricia Cabaniss, or Vianney Santiago (bilingual). This PowerPoint presentation will explain what is dyslexia and the characteristics you may see in a student. Oprima aqui para espanol.
The IDEAs That Work: Preparing Children and Youth with Disabilities for Success will connect teachers and families with resources to assist them in improving instruction and supporting academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students with disabilities as they become college and career ready.
Supporting and Responding to Behavior: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies for Teachers Toolkit, which summaries evidence-based, positive, proactive, and responsive classroom behavior intervention and support strategies for teachers.