​Talented & Gifted (TAG) Program

Knowledge

Mission Statement

The Appleton Area School District is committed to providing a continuum of services to students identified as talented and gifted. Providing instruction that will challenge, support and inspire these students results in expanding their potential through intellectual, social, and emotional growth.


Schools with TAG Programming

School  TAG Resource Teacher and Email
   
Badger Teri Meylink
Berry Jill Schmidt
Columbus/Appleton Bilingual School Nancy Bowen
Edison Becki Hendrick
Ferber Marti Frega
Foster Marti Frega
Franklin Nancy Bowen
Highlands Julie Shattuck
Horizons Marti Frega
Houdini Miranda Andersen
Huntley Patty Lindeman
Jefferson/Fox River Academy Nancy Bowen
Johnston Becki Hendrick
Lincoln Teri Meylink
McKinley Becki Hendrick
Richmond Patty Lindeman


Program Summary

The Appleton Area School District has a commitment to identify and provide services for students with gifted learning needs and abilities. Talented and gifted (TAG) students with gifted learning needs and abilities can be identified in the following areas

  • General Intellectual Ability
  • Creative/Divergent Thinking

Identification Guidelines and Process

Identification is an ongoing process, which includes gathering information about students from the following sources

  • Parent, teacher, peer, community member, and self referrals
  • Standardized tests of achievement, ability, and creativity
  • Product/performance evaluations
Formal TAG identification consists of matching individual student needs with appropriate TAG services. Any teacher, parent, student or community member may complete a TAG referral form. Parent referral forms are available in every school office or from any TAG teacher.

Identification Process

Meeting the Needs of Gifted Learners


Registration

NUMATS - Explore/ACT Testing


Forms

Parent Referral Form


AASD Jr. Math League

Schedule


Resources

The Key to Success? Grit - TED Talk from Angela Duckworth 



Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted(WATG)
Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY)
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
Hoagies Gifted
Genius Denied
A Nation Deceived


Contact

Cassie Guilbeault
email
Talented and Gifted (TAG) Coordinator
Associate Principal Highlands/Odyssey
(920) 832-6250

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