Visual and Performing Arts Identification
Visual and Performing Arts Gifted Identification Process
VPA Identification is a multi-step process which runs countywide to save on repetition throughout the districts.  The timeline for this year's process follows.
 
Referrals accepted through
October 27, 2017
Referrals accepted. Please complete the attached referral form and return it to Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education, 145 North Quentin., Newark, OH 43055.  Questions can be addressed calling 740-349-6084.  Please note:  Referrals received after this date will be put into next school year's referrals.
November 17, 2017
Parent permission forms must be received by this date. Students cannot be assessed without a signed parent permission form. Please complete the attached permission form and return it to Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education at 145 N Quentin Rd., Newark OH 43055 or fax to 740-349-6107.
December 1, 2017
Teachers should return the  first checklists to Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education no later than this date.
January 5, 2018
Teachers should return the second checklists to Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education no later than this date.
January 19, 2018
Notifications of initial assessment will be mailed to parents. This will include letters of those not qualifying and also information regarding any follow-up assessment offered.
February 9, 2018
Parents of eligible students participating in the follow-up assessment must notify the Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education of intent to participate by this date. Follow the instructions in the notification letter or call 740-349-6084 for more information.
February 23, 2018
Portfolios for students participating in the visual arts assessment are due to the Licking County ESC, Office of Gifted Education on the 3rd floor of our building located at 145 North Quentin Road, Newark, OH 43055. Portfolios should be picked up from the same location the week of March 26, 2018.  The ESC will not be responsible for any portfolio left after April 13, 2018.
March 1, 2018
 
SNOW DATE:
March 8, 2018 
Student auditions for dance, drama, and music assessment will be held.  Parent notification received in January will outline the location and appointment times available. 
March 23, 2018
Notifications regarding assessment outcomes will be mailed to parents and school principals on or before this date.
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