Welcome to BADGE, Bensalem Association Dedicated to Gifted Education.
We are a group of Parents, Teachers, and Educators working together as advocates for gifted students in Bensalem. We are affiliated with PAGE, Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (an Affiliate Chapter of the National Association of Gifted).
BADGE connects parents with each other, as well as with educators, administrators, and the School Board to:
We are committed to supporting our gifted students by assisting their parents/guardians in addressing their needs and partnering with our district to preserve the legacy of strong gifted education in our community.
Are you curious about what’s happening at Bensalem High School?
Find out about academic and extra-curricular opportunities. Hear details about the new dual enrollment program allowing student to earn college credit from Holy Family University at reduced prices. See recently completed renovations. Get answers to your questions.
All parents, staff, students, and interested members of the public are invited to attend
Spotlight on Bensalem High School
Tuesday, April 12, 2016; 7 pm
Bensalem High School NEW Library (North Entrance)
4319 Hulmeville Rd., Bensalem, PA 19020
Featured Speaker: Mr. William Ferrara, Bensalem High School Principal
Special Guests from Holy Family University:
Dr. Karen Galardi, Associate Vice President for Academic Operations
Michelle Tumolo Fole, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Understanding GIEPs * NEW *
Tuesday, April 19, 2016; 7 pm
Shafer Middle School Library (2nd floor),
3333 Hulmeville Rd., Bensalem, PA 19020
Guest Speaker: Ms. Tanya Morret, Educational Consultant and Gifted Liaison
PLEP, SDI, STLO, NORA . . . Are you confused by the “alphabet soup” of acronyms connected to your child’s Gifted Individualized Education Plan? If you would like to learn more about GIEPs and the crucial role they play in ensuring your gifted child’s needs are met all day long, please join us for this very informative meeting. All parents, staff, and interested members of the public are welcome.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are tentatively scheduled at Shafer Middle School Library, 3333 Hulmeville Road, starting at 7 pm.
Did You Know? - Parents may request their students to be evaluated for the gifted program in any grade, K-12. A student who does not qualify for the gifted program may be retested during another school year. Gifted students who chose NOT to participate in the middle grades gifted program MAY participate in the high school program.
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant, and has forgotten the gift." --- Albert Einstein
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