This Special Populations Advocacy Project is intended to explain the most prevalent special population at Hanahan Middle School and discuss the characteristics of this groups and the accomodations needed to fully aid this group in their gifted and talented education. This project will highlight district programs that support this special population and give additional sources for teachers of middle school GT students.
Meg Gillette is an 8th grade ELA and Social Studies teacher in Berkeley County. She has been teaching for 2 years and currently teaches one GT class. Through the teaching of various levels, Meg is able to see how truly unique her gifted and talented students are and can be. She hopes that through advocacy for special populations, more students true gifts and talents can be recognized, cultivated, and cherished.