Gifted Services


Gifted Services

Our Mission

The Willoughby-Eastlake City School District is dedicated to creating appropriate educational challenges for all children. Gifted services, for identified students, are offered in a variety of settings and focus on improving student achievement through enrichment and opportunities for acceleration.



See the dates below for the 2018-2019 Testing Windows:


August 1, 2018 - September 17, 2018

All 2nd and 6th Grade Students Will Be Assessed
November 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018


January 28, 2019 - February 28, 2019


April 8, 2019 - May 17, 2019 

The School of Innovation application process for the 2019-20 school year is beginning in November 2018 with the CogAT administration for current second graders. Results from 2nd grade CogAT testing are expected in January 2019. The lottery application for School of Innovation process will also be open in January 2019. Click here for important eligibility requirements and deadlines.

Click HERE to see the State of Ohio definition of a gifted student

Gifted Personnel

Alison Ciferno
Gifted Coordinator

Katie Zalar
Gifted Intervention Specialist
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