• Welcome to the Highly Capable Parent Corner!

    Do you want your student referred to Pasco School District's Highly Capable Program?

    The 2018-2019 referral window for Pasco School District’s Highly Capable Program is now closed.

    Referrals will continue to be accepted, but students may not be tested until the 2019-2020 school year. For questions, or a copy of the referral form, please contact Sarah Pack, Highly Capable TOSA, at HiCap@psd1.org, or call her at 543-6700 ext. 2681.


    Las fechas para las referencias del Programa de Alta Capacitación del Distrito Escolar de Pasco del año escolar 2018-2019 ya están cerradas.

    Continuaremos aceptando referencias, pero los estudiantes no podrán ser evaluados hasta el año escolar 2019-2020. Para preguntas, o una copia del formulario de referencia, por favor comuníquese con Sarah Pack, Maestra de Alta Capacitación-TOSA, al HiCap@psd1.org, o llámele al 543-6700 Ext. 2681.

     


    Want to learn more about our program?

    This video will help you understand how Pasco School District defines and identifies highly capable learners, what happens when we receive a referral for your child, and what types of services your student may be offered if they are identified as a highly capable learner.

    To watch this video, click here or push play below. 

     

     


    Still have questions? Want to share your thoughts?

    Our Highly Capable Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), Sarah Pack, is available to help you! Sarah Pack can be contacted by:

    Phone: 509-543-6700 ext. 2681

    Email: HiCap@psd1.org


    Books to Explore:

    Want to learn more about the nature and needs of your highly capable student? Below are resources you may be interested in!

    On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children

    On the Social and Emotional Loves of Gifted Children

    Fifth Edition

    by Tracy L. Cross, Ph.D.

    2017

     

    WHen Gifted Kids Don't Have All the Answers

    When Gifted Kids Don't Have all the Answers

    Revised and Updated Edition                                                                                               

    by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle

    2016

     

          Mindset

    Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

    by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

    2007

     

    Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Gifted Children

    Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Gifted Children

    by James R. Delisle, Ph. D.

    2006

     

    Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings

    Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings

    Second Edition

    by Christine Fonseca

    2015