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Talk to the Teacher- Gifted Children
Mar 21st, 2019 by militarychild at 1:21 pm

In this podcast we will discuss the amplified challenges that military kids who are identified as gifted often encounter, as they transition, along with the widely varying policies and approaches to gifted education.  Talk to the Teacher author, Meg Flanagan, also offers parents her insights and a positive approach to corresponding with their child’s teacher with easy to follow prompts when parents send emails or conference with teachers. 

 

Meg Flanagan, founder of Meg Flanagan Education, is a teacher, mom and military spouse. She is dedicated to making the K-12 education experience easier for military families. Meg holds an M.Ed in special education and a BS in elementary education. She is a certified teacher in both elementary and special education in Massachusetts and Virginia.

 

Meg regularly writes for MilitaryOneClick, Military Shoppers, and NextGen MilSpouse. You can find Meg, and MilKids, online on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.

To get actionable solutions to common K-12 school problems, parents should check out Talk to the Teacher by Meg Flanagan

Military Child Education Coalition www.militarychild.org

Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission (MIC3) http://www.mic3.net/

SEC. 5.102 Educational Program Placement (a) The receiving State school shall initially honor placement of the student in educational programs based on current educational assessments conducted at the school in the sending State or participation/placement in like programs in the sending State. Such programs include, but are not limited to: 1) gifted and talented programs; and 2) English as a second language (ESL). The receiving school may perform subsequent evaluations to ensure appropriate placement and continued enrollment of the student in the course(s). The receiving school may allow the student to attend similar educational courses in other schools within the LEA if the receiving school does not offer such programs.

SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER https://branchta.org/role-school-liaison-officer-slo/

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) https://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-relationships/special-needs/exceptional-family-member/the-exceptional-family-member-program-for-families-with-special-needs

Center for Parent Information & Resources (Parent Center) https://www.parentcenterhub.org/find-your-center/

FREE PCS challenge http://megflanagan.com/stress-free-pcs-challenge/


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