Gifted Services

Amy Peterson
Director of Talented & Gifted Education

(740) 797-4516 x1219


As a division of ACS Office of Special Services, a variety of services are provided for gifted students registered in elementary levels through high school.  Please use the information below for questions regarding gifted education and your child's academic needs.

The goal of ACSD Gifted services is to identify and serve students with exceptional ability and performance by providing education, opportunities, and programs that are commensurate with the academic and social/emotional needs of gifted students.  Please feel welcome to contact our office if you need assistance or further information regarding gifted education. 


Referral Windows

​Please note our new Referral Windows below for gifted screening.  Families are encouraged to first reach out to classroom teachers regarding their child's strengths and past testing data.

  • 1st Opportunity:                   
    • Referral Deadline:  August 15 - September 30, 2022
    • Testing Window:  October 1 - November 1, 2022
  • 2nd Opportunity:  
    • Referral Window: January 4, 2023 - March 15, 2023
    • Testing Window: April 1 - May 15, 2023
  • Early Entrance:  
    • Referral Window: January 4, 2023 - April 28,, 2023
    • Testing Window: May 1 - May 8, 2023


Gifted Services Information


Amy Peterson
Director of Gifted Services

Email Mrs. Peterson
740-797-4516 x1219


Lyndi Maxwell
Gifted Intervention Specialist

Email Dr. Maxwell
740-593-7107 x1161