​​​​​​​​​​​Jana Krutsinger who may be reached at Jana.Krutsinger@bvsd.org or at 720-561-2920.

    ​University Hill Elementary Programming and Activities 
    At University Hill, the TAG Educational ​​​Advisor is the primary advocate for students, communications, and programming in the school.   The TAG Advisor at University Hill is Jana Krutsinger who may be reached at Jana.Krutsinger@bvsd.org or at 720-561-2920.

    The academic programming for talented and gifted students may include:

    • Differentiation within the regular classroom by classroom teachers and/or TAG Staff
    • Math Differentiation such as:
      • 4/5 Compacted Math Class
      • 6th Grade Math
      • Math Tutor Support
    • Enrichment Activities such as:
    • ALP Exposé
    • Math Olympiads
    • ALP Exposé
    • Literature Club
    • Family Resource School After School Classes
    The social emotional programming and support for talented and gifted students and their families include:

    • Second Steps and Mindfulness strategies
    • “Lunch Bunch” groups with TAG Advisor for students to discuss ALP goals and social emotional issues.
    • Family Resource School Counseling Support

     BVSD Talented & Gifted Information



    https://contenthub.bvsd.org/taghttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/tag{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}<p>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BVSD schools provide programming for Talented and Gifted (TAG) students based on their identified needs and in accordance with district <a href="http://www.bvsd.org/policies/Policies/IGBB-R.pdf">identification</a> policy, which is based on a body of evidence.   Student may be identified as talented and gifted in one or more of the following areas: </p><ul><li> ​General or specific intellectual ability​ </li><li> Specific academic aptitude </li><li> Creative or productive thinking​ </li><li> ​Leadership abilities </li><li><p>Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities<br></p></li></ul><p> Schools follow the BVSD <a href="http://www.bvsd.org/policies/Policies/IKE.pdf">Acceleration</a> policy when making decisions about subject or grade level acceleration for students.  Some highly advanced gifted children may enter kindergarten or first grade early through  the BVSD <a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/tag/early-access?authuser=0">Early Access</a> policy.  <br>The classroom teacher is the primary provider of advanced academic services to students. Programming is documented in the student's <a href="http://www.bvsd.org/tag/TAGadvisordocuments/Shared%20Documents/ALP%20and%20IC%20documents/BVSD%20ALP%20Guide.pdf">Advanced Learning Plan</a> (ALP) or, at the secondary level, ​(<a href="https://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/icap">ICAP​</a>). Programming may include academic, enrichment,  and affective (social emotional) supports and extensions.  </p><p>BVSD  sponsors four district-wide enrichment activities.  These are open to students whether they are identified as talented and gifted or not.   <br>More information is available at the links below.<span style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">​​</span></p><ul><li> <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/bvsd.org/sciencefair/" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">Corden Pharma Regional Science Fair</a> (grades 6-12)​<br></li><li> <a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/tag/destination-imagination" target="_blank" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">Destination Imagi​nation Boulder </a> (grades k-12)<span style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">​</span><br></li><li> <a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/tag/history-day" target="_blank" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.6;">National History Day</a> (grades 6-12)​<br></li><li><a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/tag/contestscompetitions-and-enrichment?authuser=0">Spelling Bee</a> (grades 3-8)<br><br></li></ul><div>​The BVSD TAG Office supports schools and stakeholders, offers professional development, and oversees school based programming.  A wealth of information is available on the BVSD TAG <a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/tag/home" target="_blank">Webpage</a>.   <p>The TAG Educational Advisor is the primary  advocate for students, communications, and programming in the school. <br></p></div>