Advanced Academics Program at Timber Lane Elementary


Level I The Advanced Academic Resource Teacher and classroom teachers teach nine higher order thinking strategies across all subject areas and grade levels. The strategies are embedded in lessons that incorporate 21st Century thinking skills and extend and enrich the Program of Studies (POS) for all learners. Student responses to the lessons are also used to collect evidence of advanced academic potential in order to ensure equity and increase access to Advanced Academic Programs.

Elementary Advanced Academic Programs (AAP)

Each elementary school is staffed with an Advanced Academic resource teacher (AART). The AART collaborates with the school staff to determine the appropriate level of advanced academic services. Parents may refer their child for advanced academic services by contacting the AART at the local school. Ongoing observation and assessment ensures that student needs are being met.

Advanced Academics Program of FCPS

Fairfax County Public Schools offers a continuum of advanced academic services for students K-12 that builds upon students' individual strengths and skills and maximizes academic potential for all learners.

Advanced Academics Overview

Advanced Academics Screening and Identification