Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/1/2020 - 4:00 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: SY 2019-2020 Talented and Gifted Advisory Committee (TAGAC) Annual Report
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 2: Instructional Excellence
ACPS will ensure that all students have access to and engagement with high-quality instruction.
Policy: IA - Instructional Goals and Objectives
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
File Attachment:
201001_Memo_Talented_and_Gifted_Advisory_Committee_Annual_Report.pdf
Agenda Item Summary:
Background: The Talented and Gifted Advisory Committee (TAGAC) for ACPS is focused on assuring that the needs of all Talented and Gifted (TAG) students are met in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). The Scope of Work for the 2019-2020 school year was to improve the educational and social-emotional needs of TAG students in ACPS by focusing its efforts on topics including:
1) Following and advocating for the implementation of the 2020 updates to the Local Plan;
2) Being vocal contributors to the update of the local plan incorporating the recommendations from the 2017 TAG Consultants Report;
3) Examining delivery of services at each level (Elementary, Middle, and High School) and the effectiveness of the academic rigors in the differentiation of the teaching of the curriculum offered to TAG students based on their specific and individual needs as well as accountability for the delivery of these services;
4) Examining appropriate identification of ACPS students for TAG services with a specific focus on underrepresented populations and programs; and
5) Focusing on the social-emotional needs of TAG students in ACPS.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board review and accept the 2019-2020 Talented and Gifted Advisory Committee (TAGAC) Annual Report.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Terri Mozingo - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Margaret Lorber Moved, Member Ramee A. Gentry seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board review and accept the 2019-2020 Talented and Gifted Advisory Committee (TAGAC) Annual Report.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 18 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 18 - 0
   
Ramee A. Gentry     Yes
Margaret Lorber     Yes
Cindy Anderson     Yes
Veronica R. Nolan     Yes
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Christopher A. Suarez     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Michelle Rief     Yes
Heather Thornton     Yes
Ramee A. Gentry     Yes
Margaret Lorber     Yes
Cindy Anderson     Yes
Veronica R. Nolan     Yes
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Christopher A. Suarez     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Michelle Rief     Yes
Heather Thornton     Yes