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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 Ryan Luzak, CAC Chairperson, at ryanluzak@gmail.com.

Schedule of Meetings
2016-2017
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 12, 2016 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Role of the CAC Committee
Gifted Programs
Summer Governorís Residential Schools
Establish Site Visit Schedule
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
October 10, 2016 - Canceled 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 14, 2016 F.W. Cox High School
2425 Shorehaven Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Overview of the High School Model
Administration, Guidance, and Gifted Collaboration
HS Site Visit Reports
Goal 1: High Academic Expectations
December – No Meeting    
January 9, 2017 - Canceled Plaza Annex
Professional Development Center
641 Carriage Hill Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Social Emotional Strengths of and Concerns for Gifted Learners
Site Visit Reports
Goal 3: Social-emotional Development
February 13, 2017 Laskin Road Annex
Professional Development Center
1413 Laskin Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
The Twice-exceptional Learner
Site Visit Reports
Goal 1: High Academic Expectations
March 13, 2017 Kempsville HS
5194 Chief Trail
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Kempsville High School
Dual Enrollment
Revisit High School Model
Site Visit Reports
Goal 2: Multiple Pathways
April 17, 2017 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 8, 2017 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Site Visit Debriefing
Elect 2017-18 Officers
Develop Report to the School Board
Goal 4: Culture of Growth and Excellence
June 12, 2017 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 Friday, January 20, 2017