The Talented and Gifted (TAG) program meets the requirements of the Georgia Department of Education and provides diverse, high-quality opportunities. The TAG program offers a challenging, unique
program of study for students through direct and indirect services.
Fulton County Schools Screening & Notification to Parents Letter
Fulton County Schools Screening & Notification Q&A
Based on the philosophy of nurturing the unique learning characteristics, interests, and capabilities of gifted students, the goals of the gifted services in Fulton County Schools are to develop:
skills emphasized at each level include knowledge, comprehension,
application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, fluency, flexibility,
originality, elaborative thinking, complexity, curiosity, risk-taking,
and imagination. TAG teachers are experienced professionals who have
received an endorsement in Gifted Education from the Georgia Department
Students have a variety of options for receiving gifted services. TAG
students attend advisement conferences with a TAG teacher several times a
year. Freshmen gifted students are served through
TAG collaborations with their subject area teachers. Students who do not
take AP or IB classes must select another TAG option.
Work-Based Learning Programs
Work-Based Learning Program allows qualified seniors to receive course
credit for a supervised experience in business. Paid internship
opportunities are available through Business Internships (BI),
Career-Technology Intervention (CTI) and Youth Apprenticeship (YAP).
These programs combine classroom instruction, on-the-job work
experience, and leadership training through the Future Business Leaders
of America. Participants are given release time from school to complete
their work experience. Students are supervised at the work site by their
employers and the work program coordinator. Students must provide their
own transportation to the internship site.
TAG Curriculum - view course offerings here