GT Center

Schoolwide "Virtual" Open House:


·        December 17th and January 12th

·     6:00-7:00pm

·     Coronado Elementary

·     6:00 – 6:15 – Intro to Coronado

  •     6:15 – 6:35 – Session 1
  •     6:35- 6:55 – Session 2
  •     6:55 – 7:00       Closure/Survey/Questions

     There will break out sessions for families inquiring about GT Center Programming, Preschool, Kindergarten,  PTA/PIE, and Before/After School Clubs.
Here is the link for the GT Presentation. 

Sign up here to receive a Zoom link for the meeting for either night. 

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Coronado's GT Team:

1st/2nd RL Grade: 

Sara Harris

3rd F2F Grade: 

Crystal VanHoye

4th/5th RL Grade:Erin Shea

1st/2nd F2F Grade: 

Sande Ruggles

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4th F2F Grade: 

Cory Kennedy


5th F2F Grade: 

Laurel Rogstad


GT Building Leader/Liaison: Ann Rames

GT SEL Counselor: Tanja Warnick

GT RT: Dr. Lindsey Reinert

GT Center Programming is made up of these four components
(ice-cream scoops):

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Social and Emotional Programming

Social-emotional support, as appropriate to the needs of gifted learners, is embedded into the programming at every GT Center school.

  • The GT department will provide GT counselors and professional learning for GT Center teachers around social and emotional supports for every GT Center school.

Curriculum & Programming

GT Centers will differentiate grade level curriculum with enrichment, compacting, acceleration and/or extensions in all core content areas.  Mathematics will be accelerated by one year in elementary GT Center classrooms based on student data and need. Middle School GT Center mathematics will follow the Jeffco Math Placement Process.

  • The GT department will be a resource to assist in programming decisions and professional learning. This can include data gathering and analysis.


GT specific supplemental resources are available at every GT Center school to be utilized as informed by data.

  • The GT department will provide ongoing professional learning to support GT Centers in prioritizing, monitoring and coordinating resources.

Professional Learning

All GT Center teachers attend relevant professional learning opportunities provided by the GT Department throughout the school year.  Ongoing job-embedded professional learning will occur with the support of the GT Resource Teacher and the GT Counselor at every GT Center school.

  • The GT department will provide responsive, differentiated and sustained professional learning reflecting the needs of our GT Center schools and resulting in improved outcomes for students. The GT department will provide adequate resources for accessing ongoing professional learning.


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