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Workshop

Jennifer Ackerman

Titles: Math Interventionist and Workshop Teacher
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School: 203-341-1914
The Westport Board of Education provides programs and services to students who have been identified as gifted. Programs are designed to provide gifted students with specialized in-depth instruction and opportunities for independent study. In addition, the program provides the student with positive group experiences with their intellectual peers. Program components include:

 

The Elementary Workshop Program – Grades K-5

Grades K-2: Identified students whose needs cannot be met in the regular program receive individual instruction from the building based Workshop Program teacher on an “as needed” basis.

Grades 3-5: gifted students meet with the Workshop Program teacher in their individual schools for two hours each week. Gifted teachers also collaborate in regular education classrooms to extend units/lessons for gifted and high achieving students.

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