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
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 Loves of Gifted Children
by Tracy L. Cross, Ph.D.
When Gifted Kids Don't Have all the Answers
Revised and Updated Edition
by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.
Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Gifted Children
by James R. Delisle, Ph. D.
Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings
by Christine Fonseca