District 196 is accepting applications for one elementary school parent position on its Gifted and Talented Advisory Council (GTAC). Applicants should have a child who is identified for the Gifted and Talented (GT) program. The term for this position is for three years, beginning Sept. 1, 2017.
The purpose of the council is to ensure community awareness and understanding of the district’s GT programs, and to provide input to the district’s Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Council and administration on GT programming plans that support district goals, policies and initiatives.
The GTAC is comprised of seven resident/parent/student members and 10 district employees, as well as one School Board member. The group meets four times during the school year at the District Office in Rosemount, usually from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Applications are due by June 1 to be considered for the open elementary parent position. The application is available at District196.org or by calling 651-423-7739. Completed applications should be mailed to Independent School District 196, Director of Teaching and Learning, 3455 153rd St. W., Rosemount, MN 55068, or faxed to 651-423-7614.