Gifted and Talented Programming

Gifted and Talented Program

Academy Charter School (ACS) is dedicated to high-quality gifted/talented and enrichment programming that will serve as a model for other Charter schools in the district, state, and county.

Meet the ACS Gifted and Talented Team

Melinda Kennedy is the GT Facilitator and the GT program lead. She has 25 years of teaching experience and has worked with students as a classroom teacher, a technology specialist, and a gifted and talented teacher. Melinda joined ACS in 2009. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English, a Master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction, and the Gifted Education Specialist endorsement.  

Contact: kennedym@academycharter.org

Hillary Fendrich is the Enrichment Teacher. She works with kindergarten through eighth grade. Hillary joined ACS in 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Geology, a Master's degree in Elementary Education, and a Science Endorsement, 7-12. She is an ACS alumni. 

Contact: fendrichh@academycharter.org

Please click through the tabs below to learn more about:
-Gifted and Talented Definition
-Gifted Identification
-Programing objectives
-Resources

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