RESOURCES FOR TAG PARENTS

 

 

TAG LISTSERVS

 

 

Parents of PPS TAG students have their own e-mail  listserv.  To subscribe send the message "subscribe" in the body (not the subject line) of the message to the following address
 XL-PDX-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 

You will receive a message confirming your subscription.  YOU MUST REPLY to this message to complete the subscription process. 

OR go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/XL-PDX

Having trouble?  Send a message to margaretdelacy@comcast.net and ask for an invitation to this list and/or OATAG. 

To unsubscribe, send a message to  XL-PDX-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com 

To share your thoughts with the group, send your mail to

 XL-PDX@yahoogroups.com

A copy of the welcome message is available

  

Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted, http://www.oatag.org

offers an e-mail "listserv" for parents and TAG teachers, staff, administrators and coordinators, through Yahoo groups. If you already have a Yahoo username and password, you can just add this group to your list. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OATAG

You can also subscribe directly by e-mail by sending an e-mail message to oatag-subscribe@yahoogroups.com  The message should read "subscribe" and the subject of the message should read "subscribe". 

Having trouble?  Send a message to margaretdelacy@comcast.net and ask for an invitation to this list and/or XL-PDX

 

Facebook groups function similarly to a listserv:

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/portlandTAGparents/

 

  

 

 

TAG WEBSITE INFORMATION

 

Margaretís website for Portland-area TAG parents (not associated with PPS)

http://www.tagpdx.org/

 

Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted (OATAG)

http://www.oatag.org/

 

PPS TAG department homepage

http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/tag/

 

Portland Public Schools homepage

http://www.pps.k12.or.us

 

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

 http://sengifted.org/

 

Talented and Gifted page from the Oregon Department of Education

http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=76

 

 Hoagies Gifted Education Page by far the largest and most comprehensive web resource.  One-stop shopping for gifted information http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/ 

 

Davidson Institute http://www.davidsongifted.org/

 

Davidson Institute articles http://www.davidsongifted.org/db/Article/Davidson_Database___Overview_415.aspx

 

Margaret's Summary of Oregon TAG rules and complaint procedures

http://tagpdx.org/summary_of_oregon_tag_rules.htm

 

 

 

Other Resources 

 

Twelve Easy Things Parents can do to help OATAG help our children

http://tagpdx.org/twelve_easy_things_parents_can_d.htm

 

"What Educators need to know about Ability Grouping" is one of a set of brochures produced by the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.  http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt/reports/Trifolds/A9201P.pdf

 

"To the Parents or Guardians of Students Identified as Talented and Gifted" is a brochure available in several languages from the Oregon Department of Education at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=2308

 

"Twelve Cost-Effective Educational Options for Serving Gifted Students" from the Davidson Institute for Talent Development" (2005) http://www.davidsongifted.org/db/Articles_id_10363.aspx

 

Find your legislator

Contacting your legislators and asking them to support TAG is very important!

 

The easiest way to do this is to go to the Oregon State Legislature's website at

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

compiled by Margaret DeLacy 9/14/16