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TAG (Program for Talented and Gifted)

Director Autymn Galbraith 503-623-5594
Office Manager Susan Strader 503-623-5594

Building Coordinators

Oakdale Heights Elementary Deborah White 503-623-8316
Whitworth Elementary Julie Graber 503-623-8351
Lyle Elementary Elaine Dunbar 503-623-8367
LaCreole Middle School Pam Haerer 503-623-6662
Dallas High School Stephen Travis 503-623-8336

Philosophy

Dallas School District No. 2 is committed to an educational program that recognizes, identifies, and serves the unique needs of talented and gifted students. Talented and gifted students are those who have been identified as academically talented, and/or intellectually gifted as defined by state law and administrative rule. Our goal is to provide classroom instruction and implement appropriate strategies designed to meet their advanced level and rate of learning, maximizing all TAG students individual potential.

Identification

District students are currently identified in one or more of the following three areas:

Intellectually Gifted

Academically Talented in Reading

Academically Talented in Math

Services

Dallas School District serves elementary TAG students in a regular classroom model. The classroom teacher makes appropriate modifications for each TAG student’s rate and level of learning.

Middle and high school students have a variety of service options. These include, but are not limited to, advance placement classes, accelerated classes, Honor’s Options, Expanded Options, Extended Campus Program, Honor’s Diploma, credit by exam, modifications within classes and enrichment options. In all classes TAG students should receive modifications that address their assessed rate and level of learning. In some cases, the adaptation may be the advanced or above level course.

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111 S.W. Ash Street
Dallas, Oregon 97338
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