Welcome to Gifted Education!
The Gifted Education Department at Tempe Elementary School District No. 3 is committed to providing discovery, enrichment, and accelerated learning opportunities to serve the cognitive and affective needs of gifted children while fostering recognition and development of their individual strengths. A “gifted child” is defined as one who displays superior intellect and/or advanced learning ability and who needs special instruction to reach appropriate levels of achievement.
This site is designed to help parents answer questions regarding how to support the needs of their gifted child. It contains sections on:
Bright vs. Gifted
Gifted Identification and Testing
Gifted Scope & Sequence
Additional Information & Links
The Gifted Education Department is committed to providing discovery, enrichment, and accelerated learning opportunities to serve the cognitive and affective needs of gifted children while fostering recognition and development of their individual strengths. Gifted services are also extended to assist classroom teachers in meeting the needs of highly able learners in their school environments.
Do you have questions related to gifted education? Our gifted staff is available to support your needs.
2017-2018 School Year Assignments
|Shannon Arroyo||Aguilar & Woodfirstname.lastname@example.org|| 480-838-0711 x7511
|Rhonda Ray||Arredondo & Scalesemail@example.com||480-929-9909 x6994|
|Pamela Kraus||Broadmorfirstname.lastname@example.org||480-967-6599 x4574|
|Margaret Voorhies||Broadmoremail@example.com||480-967-6599 x4580|
|Katherine Helm||Carminatifirstname.lastname@example.org||480-784-4484 x4743|
|Patricia Weber||Curry & Thewemail@example.com||480-967-8336 x5008|
|Meg Masters||Frank & Nevittfirstname.lastname@example.org||480-897-6202 x5470|
| Maren Mueller
||Fulleremail@example.com|| 480-897-6228 x5681
|Amanda Evans||Fullerfirstname.lastname@example.org|| 480-897-6228 x5681
|Julie Metheny||Hudsonemail@example.com||480-897-6608 x6126|
|Ellen Miller||Lairdfirstname.lastname@example.org||480-970-4231 x 6253|
|Kristine Baglini||Meyer Montessoriemail@example.com||480-465-3624|
|Vanessa Johnson|| Rover & Holdeman
||firstname.lastname@example.org|| 480-897-7122 x6039
|Laura Knorr||Roveremail@example.com|| 480-897-7122 x6862
|Cheryl Moss||Wardfirstname.lastname@example.org|| 480-491-8871 x5373
|Cheryl Ouzounis||Wardemail@example.com|| 480-491-8871 x5373
You may also direct questions to the Gifted Education Department at (480) 730-7306 where you can reach Lori McClellan, Gifted Coordinator, or Susan Kittle, Administrative Assistant.