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What is Giftedness?

Children are gifted when their ability is significantly above the norm for their age.

Giftedness may manifest in one or more domains such as; intellectual, creative, artistic, leadership, or in a specific academic field such as language arts, mathematics or science.

It is important to note that not all gifted children look or act alike. Giftedness exists in every demographic group and personality type. It is important that adults look hard to discover potential and support gifted children as they reach for their personal best.

excerpt from The National Association for Gifted Children:

https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/what-giftedness

Gifted Services

The Educational Service Center of Medina County provides consultant and coordination services for gifted and talented classes and teachers by means of certificated gifted and talented coordinators and gifted intervention specialists.

Jacinda Yonker
Yonker, Jacinda
Director of Curriculum and Gifted Services
Office: 330-723-6393
Ext. 135
Torie Griffith
Griffith, Torie
Secretary-Superintendent/Gifted
Office: 330-723-6393
Ext. 141
Kristine Rutledge
Rutledge, Kristine
Gifted/Talented Coordinator - Cloverleaf
Office: 330-723-6393
Ext. 144
Justine Fechko
Fechko, Justine
Gifted Intervention Specialist-Wadsworth
Gray, Brandy
Gifted Teacher - Wadsworth
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