TAG Student Summer Scholarship Applications are Now Available!
The application period for TAG Summer Scholarships is now open. Good luck to all our applicants!
TAG is pleased to offer scholarships to Tennessee's gifted students for educational programs that provide enrichment, acceleration, or independent study. TAG will not award scholarships for the full amount of the program. The TAG scholarship provides up to 85% of the total program fee with a maximum award of $500.00 per scholarship recipient.
We are asking parents and teachers to recommend deserving students to the selection panel. Application materials are available in two formats:
Scan and email documents in one file to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2014
OR Mail Printed Documents: postmarked by March 15, 2014.
Mail printed documents (all application materials must be postmarked by March 15, 2014): two-page PDF download (TAG Student Scholarship Application and Teacher Recommendation Form).
The TAG Board will review all applications at the beginning of April and will notify all applicants by mid-April.
Questions may be e-mailed to Gem Thomerson: email@example.com
TAG 2014 Conference Dates
Mark your calendars! The 2014 TAG Conference will be held in Nashville on October 2-3, 2014. The 2014 TAG Conference will be held at the Scarritt Bennett Center. We are delighted to have Dr. Thomas Hebert and Dr. Tamra Stambaugh join us as our keynote speakers! Stay tuned for more conference information!
TAG Mini Grant Winners!
TAG is pleased to announce the winners of this year's mini-grants. We had several applicants and after much discussion narrowed the field to these three winners:
Teresa Johnson--"Honors English Literature and Composition Simulation"
A unit on the writing process that culminates with the creation of a published hard-back portfolio.
Stacey McAdams--"Power of Invention"
A unit on inventors and inventing. Ms.McAdams teaches in Bells, TN.
Lawrence Orr--"The Wright Stuff"
A unit on the physics of flight. Mr. Orr teaches in Franklin County.
Congratulations to these winners!
Add your name to this list next year, and recieve funding for your unit of study!
The TALENT Act expands the education debate by focusing on gifted, high-ability students—particularly those from low-income or minority backgrounds—who have been overshadowed in a U.S. educational system that focuses on its struggling, low-achieving students.
How You Can Help
Urge Our TN Senators to Co-Sponsor the TALENT Act by emailing or calling their offices asking for their support.