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2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD

Community Advisory Committee for Gifted Education (CAC)

The purpose of the gifted education community advisory committee is to advise the School Board of the educational needs of all gifted students in the school division. The duties and responsibilities of the gifted education community advisory committee are to:

  • Annually review the local plan for the education of gifted students, including revisions;
  • Determine the extent to which the local plan for the previous year was implemented;
  • Develop annual goals and priorities;
  • Represent the community;
  • Encourage a collaborative relationship between school division staff and the community;
  • Become knowledgeable about current programs, research, and best practices in gifted education and its relationship with general education;
  • Focus attention on issues relative to improving the educational services for gifted students; and
  • Submit recommendations of the advisory committee in writing to the Superintendent and the School Board.

For information about serving on the committee or about committee meeting dates, times and location, please contact the Office of Programs for Exceptional Children at 757.263.1188, or Sandy Beale-Berry, CAC Chairperson, at sandyjbva@verizon.net.

Schedule of Meetings
2017-2018
2nd Monday of the Month

The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Date
Location Topic(s) / Minutes Compass to 2020
September 11, 2017 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Role of the CAC
Gifted Programs Overview
Guidance Services
Establish Site Visit Schedule
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
October 16, 2017 Hermitage ES
1701 Pleasure House Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
SEVA CAC Meeting with Round Table Discussions
Advocacy and Collaboration at the Local, Regional, State, and National Levels
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
November 13, 2017 Ocean Lakes High School
885 Schumann Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Mathematics & Science Academy at Ocean Lakes High School
Site Visit Debriefing
Goal 2: Multiple Pathways
December – No Meeting    
January 8, 2018 Plaza Middle School
3080 South Lynnhaven Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
IB Middle Years Program
Site Visit Debriefing
Goal 2: Multiple Pathways
February 12, 2018 Old Donation School
4633 Honeygrove Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Overview and Tour of Old Donation School
Site Visit Debriefing
Goal 2: Multiple Pathways
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
March 12, 2018 Renaissance Academy
5100 Cleveland Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Renaissance Academy Tour
Gifted Services in Alternative Education Settings
Goal 2: Multiple Pathways
April 9, 2018 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Site Visit Debriefing
Develop Report to the School Board
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
May 14, 2018 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Site Visit Debriefing
Elect 2018-19 Officers
Develop Report to the School Board
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
June 11, 2018 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Membership
Report to the School Board
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence

CAC Meeting Archives


Last Modified on Thursday, August 31, 2017