SIG Educator Recommendation Form

SIG provides gifted, talented and high potential students with an interesting and challenging three week academic, social, cultural, and recreational experience. Recommendation forms are accepted towards admittance in cases where no local gifted program exists or test scores are not available for submission. We appreciate your evaluation of this student’s potential and performance to determine whether placement in this selective program is appropriate and we kindly ask that you provide detailed responses where required. The information you share with us is confidential. Thank you in advance for your thoughtful consideration of this student.

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* 1. Student's First and Last Name (no nicknames please)

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* 3. Age at Program Start

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* 4. Recommender's Name

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* 5. Job Title

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* 6. Subject

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* 7. Relationship to Student

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* 8. School Name and Address

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* 9. Would you be interested in receiving additional information about SIG?

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* 10. If yes, please indicate what information you would like to receive

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* 11. Phone Number

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* 12. E-mail Address

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* 13. How long have you been familiar with the student's work?

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* 14. Is this student in a gifted program?

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* 15. If yes, please name and briefly describe the program

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* 16. What word's best describe the student's thinking process?

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* 17. SIG is a three-week, academically rigorous summer program in which students take 4 challenging courses in a variety of content areas with like-minded and like-ability age peers. Please comment as to why you believe this student is a good fit for a program like SIG.

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* 18. Please provide a brief summary of the student. Please include the student's academic or intellectual strengths, special interests, and/or talents.

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* 19. Please indicate any concerns you have about this student participating successfully in SIG.

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* 20. Please outline a specific project or assignment the student worked on in class that demonstrated high academic ability or creativity.

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* 21. Please rate the student on the following and check the appropriate box.

  Unable to Evaluate Below Grade Level On Grade Level One Year Above Grade Level Two Years Above Grade Level More than Two Years Above Grade Level
Academic Performance
Academic Potential
Written Skills
Verbal Skills
Mathematical Skills
Communication Skills
Problem-Solving Ability

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* 22. Please rate the student on the following and check the appropriate box.

  Unable to Evaluate Below Average Average Good Excellent Outstanding
Leadership
Task Commitment
Maturity
Organizational and Time Management Skills
Intellectual Curiosity
Creativity
Critical/Analytical Thinking
Potential for Intellectual Growth
Creative Thinking
Perceived Probability of Success at SIG
Overall Qualifications

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* 23. Overall recommendation to the Summer Institute for the Gifted

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* 24. Please highlight any specific outstanding contributions this student has made to the school or community. 

We appreciate your input! Please feel free to contact the SIG office at 866-303-4744 or admissions@giftedstudy.org if you wish to provide further information. 

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