Talented and Gifted

The Bethel School District TAG program is designed to meet the educational needs of academically talented and intellectually gifted students in grades K-12 who are capable of performing at advanced levels and accelerated rates of learning.

The program supports the active partnership of teachers, parents and students working together to increase student achievement. The program meets the requirements for the State Mandate for Gifted Education, ORS 343.397 (1)(a) and OAR 581092202500

TAG Contacts

Each school in the district has a TAG facilitator and administrator.

Parents who are interested or have questions about the program may call the school and ask to talk to the TAG facilitator or Principal. Use the Schools menu above to access phone numbers for each school.

Parent Information

The State of Oregon passed the Talented and Gifted Education Act during the 1987 legislative session and adopted new rules for the program on January 20, 2022. The mandate is based on sound principles and research regarding the needs of students.

Director of Teaching and Learning for Secondary

Kee Zublin
Email: kee.zublin@bethel.k12.or.us
541-689-3280 Ext. 2005

Director of Teaching and Learning for Elementary

Director of Teaching and Learning for Equity, Access & Inclusion

Tina Gutierez-Schmich
Email: tina.schmich@bethel.k12.or.us
541-689-3280 Ext. 2011