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Gifted and Talented Advisory Council


Ensure active community participation in and enhance community understanding of the district’s gifted and talented programs, and provide input to the Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Council (CIAC) and administration on gifted and talent development programming plans that support district and board goals, policies and initiatives. For more information, see policy 610.1AR under Board Policy.

District 196 has two openings on Gifted and Talented Advisory Council


Four parents or guardians of an identified gifted and talented student (two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school); one representative of community business; two high school students; three district administrators (one elementary school principal, one middle school principal and one high school administrator); two district classroom teachers (one elementary school and one middle school); four district gifted and talented teachers (two elementary school, one middle school and one high school honors and advanced placement); three district support staff (such as one integration specialist, one each elementary and secondary curriculum specialist) shall serve as ex-officio members of the GTAC, and the director of Instruction and Achievement and one School Board member shall serve as ex-officio members of the GTAC. GTAC terms are three years.


Rachel Hughes
Director of Instruction and Achievement

Amy Miller
Coordinator of Instruction and Achievement

Teri Emery
K-8 Gifted and Talent Development District Program Facilitator


Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
Location: District Office - 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount - Dakota Room

2024 Meeting Schedule 

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Gifted and Talented Advisory Council Meeting Minutes