Gifted & Talented

Gifted Education Resources


Tri-County ESC Gifted Enrichment Programs for Students

The Tri-County Educational Service Center (ESC) has a pyramid of direct services for students in grades one through twelve.  The services range from enrichment programs with broad curriculum content in the arts, math, science, social studies, language arts and technology.  High school educational option credit courses are offered with an intense curriculum focus and in-depth field experience.  These programs have been developed in collaboration with teachers, administrators, parents and community members to formulate unique enrichment opportunities.

Gifted Services for Tri-County School Districts:

  • Regular Classrooms (early entrance, grade acceleration, cluster grouping, mentorship)
  • Resource Rooms
  • Self-contained Classrooms
  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment Options
  • Honor Classes
  • Educational Options
  • Mentorships
  • Gifted Identification Process
  • EMIS Data Reporting
  • Intervention support for teachers and students
  • Coordinates professional development for teachers and  administrators
  • Provide resources for standard-based curriculum
  • Coordinates written educational plans with their schools
  • Provides state updates and annual reports
  • Gifted Program Audits
  • Tri-County International Academy (International Baccalaureate Programme)


Tri-County ESC Gifted and Talented Contacts:

Kris Pipes-Perone, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Dr. Michelle Muro, Fine Arts Coordinator

Andrew Johnson, Gifted and Talented Coordinator