A decision of non-placement may be appealed. To appeal a decision made by the committee, concerned parties should contact the GT coordinator and request an appeal. If there is any new data, it should be presented at this time. The GT coordinator will call a meeting with the placement committee to review any new data. The placement committee is made up of at least five professional educators, including an administrator, and chaired by the GT coordinator. Student placement decisions are based on multiple criteria and no single criterion or cut off is used to include or exclude a student from services. Procedures used in the identification process is non-discriminatory with respect of race, cultural or economic background, religion, national origin, sex, or handicapping conditon. Placement decisions made by the committee are final.