Talented and Gifted (TAG) Program

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  • ACPS provides differentiated services beyond the regular curriculum for children in grades K-12 whose accomplishments and/or demonstrated abilities indicate the need for such services. 

    Visit the ACPS TAG page to learn more about TAG services offered through ACPS.

  • MacArthur Talented and Gifted (TAG) Team

    Classroom teachers provide TAG services in grades K through 3 and for science and social studies in fourth and fifth grade. Students in grades 4 and 5 receive TAG instruction in separate classes based on subject for math and language arts.

    Leigh Dugan

    TAG Specialist
    Room 39
    leigh.dugan@acps.k12.va.us

    Teaches 4th grade language arts, 4th grade math, 5th grade language arts, 5th grade math and works with GIA students.

    Ellen Nicholson

    TAG Specialist 
     
    Teaches 5th grade language arts, 5th grade math, and works with young scholars.
     
    Learn more about the TAG program, the referral process, important dates and class information on the MacArthur TAG Blog.