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Call for Gifted Artists, Dancers, Actors, and Musicians

The Licking County Educational Service Center’s Gifted Department is requesting nominations for potential gifted identification in the Visual and Performing Arts areas of painting, sculpting, drawing, vocal music, instrumental music, dance, and/or drama. Students in grades K-12 are eligible for nomination. Parents, teachers, or students themselves may nominate possible candidates to go through the evaluation process.

The referral form for Visual and Performing Arts nomination is available in the link below or can quickly be found on the Licking County Educational Service Center’s website at: All nominations must be received by Friday, October 18, 2019 by the Licking County Educational Service Center, 145 N. Quentin Rd. Newark, OH 43055 or through email at

Once nomination forms are received, the screening process will begin. Additional information will be sent to the parents of nominated students by the end of October. Between the months of November and February, nominated students will be evaluated using a checklist of gifted behaviors and for students who earn a qualifying score, they will proceed to a demonstration of their talent in the arts in March of 2020. Should you have any questions, please contact the LCESC Gifted Department at 740-349-6084.


Gifted Invitation and Nomination Form

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