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Talented Teachers

Meredith Ball

Shannon Bamburg

Lauren Bamburg

Al Bohl

Marissa Brown

Mark Burt

Joshua Chambers

Mark Charleville

Deanna Glaze

Cherie Gray

Jamie Kiihnl

Kayla Marrero

Candy Maynard

Elizabeth O'Bannon

Lisa Phifer

Stephen Porter

Leroy Tatum

Carol BethTeat

Luke Teutsch

Paul Tinker

Jeremy Ward

Leesa Ward

Deb Webb

Lucia Woo


 Parents may call and request their child be tested. 

 Teachers may refer students for testing. 

 Community members may recommend a child for testing. 

 Students may request that they be tested! 

To refer a child for screening for gifted and/or talented education, contact the School Building Level Committee (SBLC) chairperson for your child’s school

Talented Arts Program



     The Bossier Parish Talented Program seeks to screen, identify, and provide services for children who possess unique talent in the visual or per-forming arts. The focus of the program is to pro-vide accelerated curriculum based on the Nation-al Standards for Arts Education and the Louisi-ana Arts Content Standards to students identified as talented in each of the following areas: Visual Arts, Music (Vocal and/or Instrumental), and Theater. IEP goals are developed for the individ-ual student’s needs in his/her area of talent. Course content is designed to meet the individual needs of the students. Students are pulled from non-academic classes to address IEP goals and talented curriculum content. 


Likes to participate in art activities any time anywhere 

Incorporates a large number of elements into art work 

Arrives at unique solutions to artistic problems 

Concentrates for long periods of time on art projects 

Likes to experiment with a variety of materials 

Tends to select an art activity during free time 

Is a keen observer --- sees the unusual 

Produces balance and order in art work 

Is critical of his or her own work; sets high standards for self 

Shows an interest in other students’ art work and wants to discuss the work 

Elaborates on ideas from other people 



Shows a sustained interest in music --- seeks out opportunities to hear & create music 

Perceives fine differences in musical tone (pitch, loudness, timbre, duration) 

Easily remembers melodies and can produce them accurately 

Eagerly participates in musical activities 

Plays a musical instrument or indicates a strong desire to 

Is sensitive to the rhythm of music; responds to changes in the tempo of music through body movements 

Is aware of and can identify a variety of sounds heard at a given moment 



Volunteers to participate in classroom plays or skits 

Easily tells a story or gives an account of some experience 

Effectively uses gestures and facial expressions to communicate feelings 

Is adept at role-playing, improvising, acting out situations 

Can readily identify himself or herself with moods of others 

Handles body with ease and poise for his or her particular age 

Creates original plays or makes up plays from stories 

Commands and holds the attention of a group when speaking 

Is able to make people laugh, frown, feel tense, etc. 

Can imitate others – mimic the way people speak, walk, gesture