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Leadership Identification Process

Last Updated: 4/21/2020 3:13 PM

Leadership Identification Process


Definition (as defined in 704 KAR 3:285 – Gifted and Talented Services):

Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in social skills and interpersonal qualities such as poise, effective oral and written expression, managerial ability, and the ability, or vision, to set goals and organize others to successfully reach those goals.

Screening Tool: Leadership Jot Down

Classroom teachers will complete the Leadership Jot Down tool.


Students with 14 out of 16 boxes on the jot down are considered for identification in the area of Leadership Ability. At least two other pieces of evidence must be considered by the identification committee before a student receives services.  Leadership abilities must be evidenced in the classroom, the school, and the community in order to be identified.

Other Evidence May Include:

  • Teacher Nomination Checklist
  • Teacher Jot Down
  • Parent Checklist
  • Letter of recommendation from community member
  • Peer Identification Sheet
  • Renzulli’s Leadership Qualities Checklist
  • Roets’ Self-Rating Scale