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Community Advisory Committee for Gifted Education (CAC)

The VBCPS Community Advisory Committee for Gifted Education (CAC) provides essential insights and information to the School Board regarding the academic, social, and emotional needs of all identified gifted students in the school division. The duties of the VBCPS Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Gifted Education comprise the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Annually review the Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted, including proposed revisions to previous iterations of the plan;
  • Determine the extent to which the Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted is implemented with integrity and fidelity;
  • Develop annual goals and priorities aligned with the mission and vision of the school division;
  • Represent the community of gifted learners and all related stakeholders;
  • Encourage a collaborative relationship between school division staff and the community;
  • Increase the collective understanding about current programs, research, and best practices in the field of gifted education;
  • Highlight relevant issues intended to improve the educational services for gifted students;
  • Submit recommendations in writing to the Superintendent and the School Board.

For information about how to serve on the VBCPS Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Gifted Education committee, or for general inquiries about meeting dates, times and location, please contact the Office of K-12 and Gifted Programs at 757.263.1188, or email Sandy Beale-Berry, CAC Chairperson, at: Sandy Beale-Berry.

2018-2019 Meeting Schedpe

The meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month and begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Date Site Topics Compass to 2020
September 10, 2018 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

·Role of the CAC
·Gifted Programs Overview
·Establish Site Visit Schedpe

Goal 4: Cpture of Growth and Excellence
October 15, 2018
(the 8th is a teacher workday)
The Advanced Technology Center (room H178)
1800 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

·SEVA CAC Meeting with Round Table Discussions
·Advocacy and Collaboration at the Local, Regional, State, and National Levels

Goal 4: Cpture of Growth and Excellence
November 5, 2018
(the 12th is Veteran's Day Holiday)
School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

·Curricpum Updates From VBCPS Curricpum Coordinators

Goal 1: High Academic Standards

December – No Meeting

January 14 , 2019 The Advanced Technology Center (room H178)
1800 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

·Gifted Programs Resource Sharing

Goal 1: High Academic Standards
February 11, 2019 Bayside High School
4960 Haygood Rd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

·Health Sciences Academy Overview
·Site Visit Debriefing

Goal 1: High Academic Standards
March 11, 2019 Brandon Middle School
1700 Pope Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

·Master class sampling
·Site Visit Debriefing

Goal 4:
Cpture of Growth and Excellence
April 8, 2019 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

·Site Visit Debriefing
·Develop Report to the School Board

Goal 4:
Cpture of Growth and Excellence
May 13, 2019 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

·Site Visit Debriefing
·Elect 2019-20 Officers
·Develop Report to the School Board

Goal 4:
Cpture of Growth and Excellence
June 10, 2019 School Administration Building
Building #6
2512 George Mason Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

·Membership
·Report to the School Board

Goal 4:
Cpture of Growth and Excellence

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