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Talented and Gifted

TAG Referrals are currently open for the 2020-21 academic year. Visit the (Current Students) TAG Referral page to learn more and submit your child's referral.
 
Overview of Services:
 

TAG Services in Highland Park ISD seek to develop and nurture student potential, provide continuous opportunities for advanced performance, and advocate for students with gifted potential.

 

The state of Texas defines a gifted and talented student as one who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who:

  • exhibits high-performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
  • possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
  • excels in a specific academic field.
*Texas Education Code Chapter 29, Subchapter D, 29.121
 
 
 

Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff
K-12 Talented and Gifted Coordinator and Curriculum Specialist
 
VandagE@hpisd.org
214-780-3087