Here are the questions in the OATAG FAQs.To see a Microsoft Word version of these, with the answers, please click: OATAG FAQs MS WORD To see a PDF of these,with the answers, please click: OATAG FAQs PDF
Q: What are some of the traits of a gifted and talented child?
Q: Why is TAG education important?
Q: What is the benefit of being identified by an Oregon school as talented and gifted?
Q: How does Oregon define TAG students?
Q: How does a student “apply” for TAG identification?
Q: What grade do students have to be in to be TAG identified?
Q: What tests do students take?
Q: Should I have my child tested by someone outside of the school district?
Q: What score is needed to qualify as “gifted”?
Q: Who determines if a student is TAG?
Q: How long does the qualification process take?
Q: What is the difference between percentage and percentile?
Q. My student seems very gifted, but he/she was not identified as TAG. Why?
Q: How can I learn more about what the test results mean?
Q: If my child is identified as TAG, what happens next?
Q: Will we receive a written plan for our student?
Q: How do schools meet the needs of TAG students?
Q: Will my child be grade skipped?
Q: If my child is identified as TAG, what rights do I have?
Q: What are TAG students like in the classroom?
Q: Are all TAG students similar?
Q: Why don’t TAG students always receive services?
Q: What services are effective for gifted students?
Q: How many TAG students are there in Oregon?
Q: What funding is provided for TAG programs and services?.
Q: What are districts doing about TAG?
Q: Where can I go for help.?
Q: What can I do to help TAG students in my school?
Q: What can I do to help TAG students in Oregon?