AIG: Academically & Intellectually Gifted
Iredell-Statesville Schools Gifted Learning Department-"A Light to the Future"
The vision of Iredell-Statesville Schools Academically & Intellectually Gifted Department is to support the current North Carolina definition of giftedness as stated in Article 9B by identifying gifted learners, nurturing the needs of gifted learners and providing academic rigor with high expectations for gifted learners. We dedicate ourselves to supporting this vision by providing training, support and resources to promote teaching excellence that will enable gifted learners to achieve their potential in a globally competitive world.
The mission of Iredell-Statesville Schools Academically & Intellectually Gifted Department is to rigorously challenge students by recognizing, cultivating, nurturing, and offering opportunities for continued academic, social, and/or emotional growth through differentiated educational services beyond the regular education core curriculum. Iredell-Statesville Schools embraces the current North Carolina definition of giftedness (Article 9B) to identify students in need of differentiated services as academically and/or intellectually gifted learners.
NC Article 9B
"Academically or intellectually gifted students perform or show the potential to perform at substantially high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, or environment. Academically or intellectually gifted students exhibit high performance capability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in both the intellectual areas and specific academic fields. Academically or intellectually gifted students require differentiated educational services beyond those ordinarily provided by the regular educational program. Outstanding abilities are present in students from all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human endeavor." -State Board of Education Policy, 2018