GOAL at North Allegheny

Middle School GOAL Program changes with SAM

  • download the power point presentation given by the middle school GOAL teachers at the October, 2017 Gifted Advisory Committee meeting,  SAM 2017.GAC

Homework Procedure

The  North Allegheny School Board voted on a new Gifted Policy on July 20, 2016. View the  NA board policy.

Articles and Blogs of Interest

From the NAGC NewSource

Highly Motivated Kids Have a Greater Advantage in Life Than Kids with a High IQ

We Need to Keep Our Most Advanced Students Engaged. Here’s How

Ability Grouping Works — and Is Essential

Serving Gifted Students in General Ed Classrooms

What We Learn by Tracking Gifted Kids for 45 Years

Why Differentiation Misses the Mark for Gifted Students

High achievers will benefit from most state ESSA accountability plans

The longest-running study of genius kids reveals what it takes to be highly successful

Students Share the Downside of being Labeled Gifted

Get your Gifted Boy Through Middle School

Recent studies look at the potential benefits of full-grade acceleration

Social-emotional learning and the gifted child

3 Things You should know about being the Mom of a Twice Exceptional Child

Stressed-Out AP Students Are Focus of New Curriculum

US Congressmen Ignoring Gifted and Talented Children with Proposed Cut

DeVos Says More Money Won’t Help Schools; Research Says Otherwise

How to Explain ‘Giftedness’ to Your Child

What I Want You to Know about My Gifted Son

College Choices of NA GOAL Students

Follow the links below to see where the North Allegheny graduates from the GOAL program chose to attend college. No identifying information is in the files, just counts of kids attending a particular school.

2016 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2015 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2014 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2013 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2012 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2011 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)

2010 GOAL Seniors’ College Choices (pdf)