Find out more information about the LEAP program.
- LEAP Teachers
- LEAP Program Contacts
- Gifted Education Program Goals
- What does LEAP stand for?
- What is the purpose for LEAP?
- How is this done?
Mrs. Laura Amburgey: email@example.com
Fallen Timbers Middle School: (Monday-Thursday) 419.877.0601
Miss Joni Guiterrez
Whitehouse Primary: (Monday-Friday) 419.874.0543
Mr. Brian Billings
Whitehouse Primary (F) 419.874.0543 FTMS (M-TH) 419.877.0601
LEAP Program Contacts
A service of the Lucas County Educational Service Center
Brenda Wilson, Program Supervisor
Serena Troyan, Program Coordinator
AW Gifted Testing
Gifted Education Program Goals
To nurture students' motivation relative to academic work and increase their
interest in school.
To assist the students in developing a realistic self-concept which
recognizes their special talents and abilities.
To broaden students; knowledge and experiences
To expand upon students' mastery of process skill; creativity, logical and
critical thinking, problem solving, research and study to develop the higher
level cognitive abilities of analysis,synthesis, and evaluation.
To strengthen students' ability to work independently.
What does LEAP stand for?
Learning, Enrichment and Acceleration Program
What that means is: Learning through extensions and accelerated academics
by paricipating in activities and projects designed for a student's
What is the purpose for LEAP?
Extend the Ohio Academic Standards in Math, Science, Social Studies, and
Language Arts above and beyond the students current grade level.
How is this done?
One full day per week, identified gifted fifth and sixth grade students of
AW schools are given the opportunity to extend their regular classroom
studies with a focus on higher thinking skills and advanced content.