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Professional Learning

G&T Professional Development Plan and Staff Resources

Pursuant to the Strengthening Gifted and Talented Education Act, iLearn Schools actively assists and supports professional development for teachers, educational services staff, and school leaders in the area of gifted and talented instruction. Professional development opportunities planned for each staff category are outlined below:

I. Teachers and Educational Services Staff

  • iLearn Summer Institute *2 weeks in August, prior to school opening
    • Teachers: new and returning
    • Counselors: working with and counseling G&T students
    • Special education staff: twice-exceptional identification
  • iLearn Admin Summer Institute *1 weeks in August, prior to school opening
    • Program Directors: academic departments curriculum modifications, differentiated instruction guidelines for G&T students
    • Academic Coaches: supporting classroom teachers in working with G&T students
  • Year-long District PD days
    • G&T support strategies in the classroom
    • Strategies for supporting students beyond the classroom 
    • G&T identification strategies 
  • Gifted & Talented Department Staff
    • Annual district and national G&T conferences participation sponsored by iLearn Schools Professional Development Department

II. School Leaders 

  • iLearn Admin Summer Institute *1 weeks in August, prior to school opening
    • School directors
    • Assistant Directors of Academics and Operations

iLearn Gifted & Talented Department Director and GT Coordinators are available for year-long support and guidance to all iLearn Schools teachers, staff and school leaders.

G&T Resource Links

We are currently working with a curriculum mapping company to host all K-12 curricula. This project will be finalized by Fall, 2023.
In the meantime, if you have any specific questions about our curricula, please reach out to your school administration​