GT Eligibility Timeline

  • Important GT Dates (2021-2022)


    September 16

    GT referrals due

    September 22

    Permission to Evaluate forms due

    Sept. - Nov.

    GT Testing/Portfolio Development

    December 17

    Eligibility Letter Communication



    January 28

    GT referrals due

    February 2

    Permission to Evaluate forms due

    Feb. - April

    GT Testing/Portfolio Development

    May 20

    Eligibility Letter Communication


    Parents/guardians who are interested in scheduling a one-on-one informational meeting to further discuss MCPS’ GT Program and possibly submit a referral may contact the Supervisor of Gifted and Talented, Mr. Anthony Vargas, directly at


    GTAC Meetings via Zoom

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:30 -7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 6 -7 p.m.

    Monday, March 14, 2022, 7-8 p.m.

    Thursday, June 16, 2022, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Transfer Students

    Parent(s)/guardian(s) of transfer students already identified as GT in another school system should contact Anthony Vargas after enrolling in MCPS.  Be ready to provide a copy of previous testing and identification information. Every attempt will be made not to duplicate testing that is deemed valid and reliable. Decisions regarding transfer students are handled on a case-by-case basis and parent(s)/guardian(s) will be notified of a placement decision or whether or not additional information/testing is needed.