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Laredo Gifted and Talented Program
MISSION
 
The purpose of gifted education in Cherry Creek Schools is to provide an education experience that results in maximizing student achievement.
 
PHILOSOPHY
 
The Cherry Creek School District believes that gifted and talented students have unique academic and affective needs. Cherry Creek administrators and teachers support a philosophy that emphasizes the need for a challenging learning environment that focuses on high achievement for every gifted and talented student. Programming for gifted and talented students must be responsive to individual needs and must recognize the multiple talents, challenges, and cultural diversity of the district's population.
The Cherry Creek School District supports research-based strategies that provide opportunities for optimal learning to ensure that gifted and talented students will perform at levels commensurate with their abilities. Gifted and talented students should be provided dynamic, challenging educational programming at every level throughout their school career.
 
At Laredo, Gifted and Talented programming is provided through high quality instruction at multiple levels depending on the need of the student. In addition, students have access to a wide variety of elective courses through both their exploratory courses (which include world languages, music, drama, technology and physical education) and University Prep.
 
Need more information? Contact:
Myka Raymond, Ph.D.
720-886-5112
mraymond3@cherrycreekschools.org
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