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TAG Advisory Committee

 

The Corvallis School District sponsors a TAG Advisory Committee consists of parents, teachers and administrators from the school district.   The parents represent each building in the school district, and there is also an at-large member  and a TAG consultant on the committee.  The panel meets monthly during the school year, or as deemed necessary.

TAG Advisory Committee Members, 2014-2015


Name

Phone

Email

School(s)

Aaron Hale

757-5747

aaron.hale@corvallis.k12.or.us

Principal Franklin

Kerry Richey

757-5724

Kerry.richey@corvallis.k12.or.us

Student Services Support

Carleen Sullivan scsully@msn.com

Adams

Ava Smith

mrsgsmith@live.com

Franklin

Ping Hsieh

hsiehph@yahoo.com

Garfield

Martin Mulford

 

dr.obnubilator@gmail.com

Hoover

Brigid Gearen

541-738-0699

bgearen@gmail.com

Jefferson

Stacey Olstad

231-0241

stacey.olstad@gmail.com

Lincoln

Sarah Mason

541-619-1734 sv_mason@yahoo.com

Mt. View

Sandy Reece

pinkydoc@yahoo.com

Wilson

Liz Jones

753-1474

liz@evenson.ch

Cheldelin

Lisa Dunn

929-2781

dunnlisa@comcast.net

LPMS

Amy Nafshun

754-6663

amynafshun@msn.com

CHS

Tracy McAlister

jakespeople@yahoo.com

CVHS

Carol Brown

737-2670

carol.brown@oregonstate.edu

OSU Programs

Michelle Reichelderfer

752-0841

mreichelderfer@msn.com

Muddy Creek Charter

Carmen Shurman

cas45@comcast.net

Zion Lutheran

Cynthia Roelofs

766-8313

croelofs@ashbrook-school.org

Ashbrook Independent

Dio Morales

 

dio.morales@mindspring.com

Corvallis Waldorf School

 

Committee member responsibilities

  • Attend monthly meetings.
  • Assume role in committee structure (note taker, newsletter editor, web content editor)
  • Attend and help facilitate district TAG Parent Information meetings (set-up, help with speakers)
  • Facilitate promotion of TAG opportunities in the district/community.  Ensure that meeting dates, special programs, etc. appear in newsletters and on school bulletin boards.
  • Support progress of ongoing parent education/support programs sponsored by the committee (parent support group, newsletter)
  • Participate in the review of TAG students' academic progress in support of program improvement.
  • Work to continuously improve and enhance the district's TAG programs and services through review of data, brainstorming, new ideas and research.  

mission and committee activities

 

The TAG Advisory Committee consists of parents representing each building in the district, the Assistant Superintendent (TAG Coordinator), a principal, an at-large member, and a TAG consultant.  The committee meets monthly from September to June, or as they deem necessary, to carry out their work.

The purpose of this committee is to inform, communicate, and support appropriate services for high ability students.

Each  of these areas has specific goals and audiences: 

Inform:

  • Scheduling and facilitating district TAG parent information meetings
  • Providing leadership in the area of researching best practices to inform ourselves and share with district administrators, teachers, and parents
  • Provide feedback to the district

Communicate:

  • Attend monthly meetings of the TAG Parent Advisory Committee during the school year.
  • Communicating with fellow TAG parents at the beginning of the school are with approved introductory letter.
  • Assisting with the planning and organization of TAG parent information sessions during the school year.
  • Facilitate communication/marketing of TAG opportunities in the district/community. Ensure that meeting dates, special programs, etc. appear in newsletters and on school bulletin boards.
  • Working with the principal and TAG teacher liaison to advocate for the needs of TAG-identified students.
  • Volunteering, as time allows, in classrooms and/or enlisting other parent volunteers so teachers might work with high ability students.
  • Attending, when possible, OATAG or WAETAG conferences..
  • Assume role in committee structure (note taker, newsletter editor, web master, etc.)
  • Attend and help facilitate district TAG Parent Information meetings (set-up, help with speakers, etc.)
  • Support progress of ongoing parent education/support programs sponsored by the Committee (parent support group, newsletter, etc.)
  • Participate in the review of TAG students' academic progress in support of program improvement.
  • Work to continuously improve and enhance the district's TAG programs and services through review of data, brainstorming, new ideas and research.
  • Assist in advertising to parents and teachers opportunities in the school district and community for TAG students
  • Network with administrators, teachers and parents to serve as advocates for TAG students
  • Seek input from parents to guide selection of topics and speakers for meetings
  • Contribute your skills and expertise in supporting the work of other members of the committee.
Support:

  • Work with the Corvallis Public Schools Foundation to actively seek financial donations for staff development in the area of TAG education and appropriate materials for teachers to meet the needs of TAG learners

Join Us!
Are you interested in helping make the  mission a success?  For more information, please contact Kevin.Bogatin@corvallis.k12.or.us,

 

Contact Us

Phone: 541-766-4857
Fax: 541-757-5726
Address: 1555 SW 35th St., Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Staff: Kevin Bogatin,  Assistant Superintendent