Gifted and Talented Specialist

 Taylor Barker

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Taylor Barker

The Gifted and Talented Program utilizes interdisciplinary curriculum units. Students are served a minimum of 4 hours a week in grades 1-5. The units incorporate logical, critical and creative thinking skills into the core academic areas.

Taylor graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a degree in Liberal Studies and Education and a minor in Theater Arts.  She taught third grade in Phoenix, Arizona for three years before moving to Dallas to pursue Gifted and Talented Education.  Working hard to service the needs of advanced learners both academically and socially, it is her passion to push students to their fullest potential using hands-on experiences and differentiated activities.