Talented and Gifted (TAG)

  • "A gifted person is someone who shows, or has the potential for showing, an exceptional level of performance in one or more areas of expression: intellectual, math, or reading." 

    Updated TAG Information for 2016-17

    Portland Public School's TAG website

    PPS District TAG Plan

    Click here to view the Ainsworth presentation shown at Back to School Night (2016).

    If you have any questions about TAG at Ainsworth, your first contact should be with your child's teacher. They are ready and willing to answer your academic questions concerning your child. If you have questions that are not addressed here please contact Grace Casale

    TAG Facilitator: Grace Casale, Assistant Principal | 503-916-6288 | gcasale@pps.net

    Parent TAG Group Contact: Kevin Stone | kevin.x.stone@gmail.com

TAG Nomination Process

  • Please click the link above titled Updated TAG Information for 2016-17 to find more detailed information about the TAG Identification Process.

    TAG Nominations: Due to classroom teachers before Nov. 17, 2016

    Teachers or Parents can submit an IDPF form to nominate a student for TAG.

    TAG Testing Window: TBD

    ONLY students who had completed IDPF forms given to classroom teachers by November 17th will be tested.

    TAG testing will be done at Ainsworth. If you nominated your child, please make sure he/she is present on all days of the testing window.

    TAG Testing results: Spring 2017

    The PPS District TAG department will mail letters to the homes of all students who were TAG tested with their identifications. 

Important TAG Forms

Resources for Parents