Talented and Gifted Office
Walker Mill Middle School
800 Karen Boulevard
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Phone: 301-808-3790
Fax 301-808-8270
 

Theresa Jackson 

TAG Supervisor
 
tjackson@pgcps.org  

Scott Brenner

TAG Program Specialist

sbrenner@pgcps.org 

Kathleen Gregory
TAG Program Specialist
kathleen.gregory@pgcps.org

Talented and Gifted
Last modified: 12/1/2014 2:50:42 PM
Introduction

 

 PGCPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS TO TEST TALENTED AND GIFTED (TAG) PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Talented and Gifted Office is currently accepting applications from private school students for testing for PGCPS Talented and Gifted (TAG) program eligibility.  The testing is for students who are county residents and currently in grades 1-7 in private schools. Screening will include the test results, teacher evaluation, and current report card grades.
 
The TAG Office will provide two testing opportunities for private school students this year.  The first opportunity will be Saturday, December 6, 2014.  The second opportunity will be Saturday, February 7, 2015.  Students can only be tested once in a two-year period.  The application for the February 7, 2015, test administration will be available December 8, 2014.

To request the private school testing application for December 6, 2014 administration, please email a member of the TAG Office staff and include the current grade level and name of school. 

Kathleen Gregory, TAG Specialist,  kathleen.gregory@pgcps.org

Scott Brenner, TAG Specialist, sbrenner@pgcps.org

Theresa Jackson, TAG Supervisor, tjackson@pgcps.org

The applications and supporting documentation are due in the TAG Office no later than November 11, 2014, by 5pm.  Late applications will not be accepted, applications may not be faxed, and walk-ins can be accommodated.  The testing is scheduled for Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 8:30 at Kenmoor Middle School, located at 2500 Kenmoor Drive in Landover.  The snow date for testing is December 13, 2014.  Only applicants will be tested.


For more information, contact the Talented and Gifted Office at 301-808-3790.

 IMPORTANT TAG DATES 

 

 2014 - 2015   

 Aug 25 – Dec. 1

PGCPS Parent and Teacher Nomination Window        

(Grades 2, 4-7)       

Contact the school-based TAG Coordinator in writing.    

 Oct. 1 - 16  

1st Grade OLSAT Testing Window – Global Testing  for PGCPS students  

 Oct. 2 

Destination Imagination Creative Problem Solving Competition and Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Information Night 

Greenbelt Middle, 6:30 - 8:00    

For more information visit  http://www.marylanddi.org/  and www.cty.jhu.edu 

Oct. 9 

Destination Imagination Creative Problem Solving Competition Information Night 

Kingsford Elementary School, 7:00-8:00    

For more information visit  http://www.marylanddi.org/    

Oct. 15   

Applications for Private School Students available.   Deadline Nov. 11, 2014 by 5:00 PM.  Email TAG Office Staff to request the application (include CURRENT GRADE LEVEL and name of school).

 Oct. 16

Destination Imagination Creative Problem Solving Competition Information Night

Marlton Elementary 7:00-8:00  

For more information visit  http://www.marylanddi.org/   

 Oct. 23     Destination Imagination Creative Problem Solving Competition Information Night and Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Kenmoor Middle School, cafeteria, 6:30-8:00  

For more information visit  http://www.marylanddi.org/   and www.cty.jhu.edu 

   

Nov. 11  

Deadline for TAG Testing and Screening for Private School Students   

Application is due by 5:00 (Late applications will not be accepted) 

  

 Nov. 1 – 16  

3rd Grade OLSAT Testing Window – Global Testing    

Dec.-Feb   

 

TAG Screening Window for PGCPS students

Dec. 8

 

 

Dec. 6

 

Jan. 2 

Applications for Private School Students available.   Deadline Jan. 16, 2015.  This will be the second testing opportunity for private school students.  Students can only test once within a two year period.

 

TAG Testing for Private School Students - Applicants only (no-walk-ins) 

 

Lottery application available at  https://forms.pgcps.org/specialty/      

Deadline is March 12, 2015.  

Jan. 16

Deadline for TAG Testing and Screening for Private School Students   

Application is due by 5:00 (Late applications will not be accepted)  

Feb. 5  

Deadline for all TAG Screening and Identification paperwork     

Feb. 7

TAG Testing for Private School Students - Applicants only (no-walk-ins)     

March 3  

Talented and Gifted Office  

3rd Annual  

Summer Camp Showcase  

Kenmoor Middle School, 2500 Kenmoor Drive, Landover, MD  

6:30 - 8:00  

 March 7  

 Destination Imagination Regional Tournament, Henry Wise Jr. High School 

 March 12    Lottery Application Deadline     

 Students must be TAG identified in PGCPS to be eligible to attend a TAG Center Program.  

 https://forms.pgcps.org/specialty/

 

 

 

  SUMMER CAMP SHOWCASE 

  2014 

 

 PROGRAM 

 WEBSITE/CONTACT INFO 

 AGES/ 

 GRADES 

 Maryland Summer Centers – locations throughout Maryland 

  www.marylandpublicschools.org/summercenters  

  

 Grades 2-12 

 Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth 

  http://cty.jhu.edu/summer/  

  

 Grades K-12 

 Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program 

  www.jkcf.org/scholarships  

  

 Grade 7 

 City of Greenbelt Summer Camps 

  

  http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/581  

  

 Ages 3-17 

 CampInvention 

  http://inventnow-web.ungerboeck.com/programsearch/program_map.aspx  

 (Hyattsville Elementary School) 

 Grades K-5 

 Brentwood Arts Exchange 

 Brentwood, Maryland 

  arts.pgparks.com  

 Ages 6 -12 

 Montpelier Arts Center Summer Camps 

  arts.pgparks.com  

  

 All ages 

 Naval Academy – STEM Camps 

 Naval Academy – Summer Seminar 

 Naval Academy – Sports Camps 

  http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/stem.htm  

  http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/nass.htm  

  http://www.navysports.com/camps/navy-camps.html  

 Grades 7-11 

 Ages 8-18 

 MNCPPC - Prince Georges County Department of Parks & Rec 

  http://www.pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Day_Camps_and_Playgrounds.htm  

 Pre-K – High School 

 Mad Science  

  

  http://dc.madscience.org/campexperience.aspx  

  

 Grades 1-6 

 Shakespeare Theatre Company “Camp Shakespeare” 

  http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/info/education/expand-your-knowledge/camp-shakespeare  

  

 Ages 7-18 

 Summer Arts Camp @ University of Maryland 

  http://thestamp.umd.edu/entertainment/art_learning_center/summer_art_camps  

 Ages 6-12 

 ArtWorks Now 

 (Mt. Rainier) 

  www.artworksnow.org  

  

 Ages 4-14 

 YMCA Camp Letts 

  www.campletts.org  

  

 Ages 6-16 

 LEGO Robotics & Sea Perch Camps @ University of Maryland 

  www.cmse.umd.edu/k12/summer/lego  

 (Center for Minorities in Science & Engineering) 

  

 Grades 4-7 

 University of Maryland“Computer Science Connect” Camp  

  www.cs.umd.edu/compsciconnect  

  

 Middle school 

 CyberSTEM Camp @ University of Maryland 

  http://cyber.umd.edu/education/cyber-stem  

  

 Grades 6-7 

 Club Scientific Science Day Camps 

  

  www.clubscientificchesapeake.com  

 Ages 4-14 

 Patuxent 4-H Center 

  http://www.patuxentriver4hcenter.com/PR4HC/Camp_Flyer.html  

  

 Ages 6-12 

 Lango Foreign Language Camps 

  www.princegeorgeslango.org  

  

 Ages 4-9 

 NationalBuilding Museum 

  

  http://www.nbm.org/families-kids/summer-camp.html  

 Grades 2-4 

 Prince George’s Community College 

  

  http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/14341008/1252232657/name/Youth.su2013.pdf  

 Ages 6-12 

 Bowie State UniversityScience Camp  

  http://www.theharrisfoundation.org/sitecontent/1015/bowie-state-university/category/466/embhssc-universities.aspx  

  

 Grades 5-7 

 Club 125 Robotics Camp 

 (Greenbelt) 

  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094AA5A82BA3F49-club125  

  

 Ages 9-14 

 Patriots Technology 

  http://www.patriots-ttc.org/summercamp.html  

  

 Grades 5-12 

 UpperChesapeake Summer Center for the Arts @ Washington College 

  http://edservicees.ccps.org/finearts/ucsca.html  

  

 Grades 6-11 

 Summer Arts Camp @ American Visionary Art Museum 

  

  http://www.avam.org/for-educators-and-educatees/summer-camp.shtml  

  

 Grades 3-12 

 Spy Camp @ International Spy Museum 

  

  http://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/spy-camp/  

  

 Ages 10-13 

 Math Tree Summer Camps 

  http://www.mathtree.com/  

  

 Ages 6-15 

  

 First Class Dance Studio 

  http://www.firstclassdancestudio.com/