Gifted and Talented
Talent Development Department
"Nurturing and Developing Gifts and Talents"
Gwen Briesemeister, Coordinator
700 Elm Avenue
Delano, MN 55328
The Talent Development program at Delano Public Schools serves gifted and talented students in grades K-12. Students in grades K-3 are provided opportunities for enrichments through pull-out units and schoolwide enrichments. Participation at this level is maintained through teacher recommendation and parent referral. Formal identification is completed in fourth grade. Identified students are placed in cluster classrooms for grades 5 and 6. Advanced math courses are available for students in 7th and 8th grades. High school gifted and talented students are proivded serivces in the form of advanced and honors classes, AP courses, College in the Schools course and post-secondary options.