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Talented and Gifted (TAG)

MacArthur Talented and Gifted (TAG) Team

Classroom teachers provide TAG services in grades K through 3 and for science and social studies in fourth and fifth grade. Students in grades 4 and 5 receive TAG instruction in separate classes based on subject for math and language arts. 

Learn more about the TAG program, the referral process, important dates and class information on the MacArthur TAG Blog.

Leigh Dugan

TAG Specialist

Room 1066

Teaches 4th grade language arts, 4th grade math, 5th grade language arts, 5th grade math and works with GIA students.


Ellen Nicholson

TAG Specialist

Room 1062

Teaches 5th grade language arts, 5th grade math, and works with young scholars.

ACPS TAG program information 

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) provides differentiated services beyond the regular curriculum for children in grades K-12 whose accomplishments and/or demonstrated abilities indicate the need for such services. Visit the ACPS TAG page to learn more about TAG services offered through ACPS.