Gifted Advisory Council

The Operating Standards for Identifying and Serving Students Who are Gifted (Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-15) established the formation of a Gifted Advisory Council. The Council explores the development and implementation of state policies that affect identification, instruction, professional supports, leadership and funding for gifted education. The role of the Council includes:
  • Assisting in the development and updating of a Department-approved plan for gifted education in Ohio;
  • Advising on policy recommendations;
  • Serving as advisors in establishing criteria for review of proposals to implement innovative gifted services; and
  • Establishing criteria for identifying and recognizing schools, districts and other educational providers 
The Gifted Advisory Council explores the development and implementation of state policies that affect identification, instruction, professional supports, leadership and funding for gifted education. 
 
The Department is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for membership to the Gifted Advisory Council. Members will represent a variety of stakeholders from diverse regions of the state, including parents, general and gifted educators, administrators, and others as determined by the superintendent of public instruction. 
 

Gifted Advisory Council Membership 

The Ohio Department of Education is now accepting membership applications for those interested in serving on the Gifted Advisory Council.

Who is eligible to apply? The Department is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for membership to the Gifted Advisory Council. Members will represent a variety of stakeholders from diverse regions of the state, including parents, general and gifted educators, administrators, and other as determined by the superintendent of public instruction.

What are membership expectations? Membership on the Gifted Advisory Council is a two-year term, however, there are no term limits and current members can reapply. The Gifted Advisory Council meets a minimum of four times per year. Meetings are in-person and held at the Ohio Department of Education or other locations around central Ohio. Applicants should plan for release time from job responsibilities for each meeting. Committee members serve without compensation; however, travel, meals, overnight accommodations, and substitute expenses are reimbursed at state rates. 

What is the timeline for submission? The timeline for application submissions is as follows:
  • Application window opens: May 6, 2022
  • Application window closes: June 17, 2022
What is the process? Upon submission of an application, the applicant should expect the following:
  • Review of all information submitted by the applicant by Department staff;
  • Notification in writing of appointment for applicants selected for membership; and
  • If selected, an invitation to the next Council meeting.
Where can I find the application? The application is available in Survey Monkey, linked here.

If you have questions regarding the Gifted Advisory Council, membership, or review and submission of membership applications, please email Elizabeth.Arledge@education.ohio.gov.


FY22 Gifted Advisory Council Members

 

Gifted Advisory Council Meetings FY22

Date

Agenda

Other Documents

September 22, 2021

Agenda

PowerPoint

Approved minutes

December 8, 2021

Agenda

PowerPoint

Approved minutes

February 23, 2022

Agenda

PowerPoint

April 27, 2022

Agenda

PowerPoint



Gifted Advisory Council Meetings FY21

Date

Agenda

PowerPoint

Meeting Recording

October 28, 2020

Agenda

PowerPoint

Meeting Recording

December 9, 2020

Agenda 

PowerPoint

Meeting Recording

February 24, 2021

Agenda

PowerPoint

Meeting Recording

April 28, 2021

Agenda

 

 

 

Gifted Advisory Council Meetings FY20

Date

Agenda

Other Documents

October 23, 2019

Agenda

PowerPoint
Approved Minutes

December 11, 2019

Agenda

PowerPoint
Approved Minutes

February 12, 2020

Agenda

PowerPoint
Minutes

 

Gifted Advisory Council Meetings FY19

Date

Agenda

Other Documents

October 3, 2018

Agenda

PowerPoint
Draft Rubric
Licensure Test Resolution
Approved Minutes

November 28, 2018

Agenda

PowerPoint
Innovative Service Application
Innovative Service Application Evaluation Tool
Innovative Service Application Cover Letter
Approved Minutes

February 6, 2019

Agenda

PowerPoint
Innovative Service Application
Innovative Service Application Tool
Gifted Process Final Draft
Approved Minutes

April 24, 2019

Agenda

PowerPoint
Approved Minutes



Gifted Advisory Council Meetings FY18

Date

Agenda

Other Documents

October 26, 2017

Agenda

PowerPoint
Gifted Operating Standards
Approved Minutes

December 5, 2017

Agenda

PowerPoint
Gongwer Article
OLAC Document
Approved Minutes

March 6, 2018

Agenda

PowerPoint
Draft Rubric
Revised Innovative Service Application
Approved Minutes

May 8, 2018

Agenda

PowerPoint
Draft Rubric
Revised Innovative Service Application
Approved Minutes

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