"Gifted and talented students are those who are identified in grades one through twelve as demonstrating high performance ability or potential in academic and/or artistic areas and therefore are require an educational program beyond that normally provided by the general school program in order to achieve their potential." (24 S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 43-220.1(A)(1). Therefore, students can be referred to the GT program in the area of visual arts. Parents may refer their child to be screened into the artistically GT program. After referral, the child will be screened by a committee for acceptance into the GT program.
Walter Jones, Principal
Title IX Coordinator
Dear COLT Family,
I would like to welcome you to the 2020-2021 school year! I am honored to serve as Principal of Chester Park Center of Literacy through Technology for another amazing year! This is my 7th year as an administrator at Chester Park COLT and I’m excited to have another year to help prepare our students to meet the guidelines outlined in the Profile of a South Carolina Graduate. Our mission is, “High Tech High Expectations, committed to excellence for all students.” Our commitment at COLT is to provide a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners prepared to thrive in the twenty-first century.
In conclusion, I wish you all a wonderful school year. If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me and know that my door is always open. I can be reached at email@example.com. I am thrilled to serve as your principal.
Mr. Walter Jones