View the original, published in the Dallas Morning News, March 11, 2019 As the Texas Legislature examines school finance, Texas educators, parents and business leaders should agree on the importance of public education for all students. Texas must protect what works and improve what isn't working, and it cannot dismiss the needs of any students. … Continue reading SAGE co-signed editorial in Dallas Morning News: “As the Texas Legislature reforms school finance, don’t forget gifted and talented students”
The Texas House school finance bill is slated to be revealed March 5, 2019 — and SAGE remains concerned that the G/T allotment could be eliminated, affecting services for 400,000 of Texas' brightest students. Below are some reasons why the allotment is so important to our kids: The Gifted and Talented (GT) Allotment: Necessary to … Continue reading To our GCISD-area Texas State Legislators: Why keep the GT Allotment in the Texas Education budget?
Thanks, Texas PTA!!! Texas PTA included "gifted and talented" in its list of Legislative Positions: "Funding for Specific Areas: PTA supports continued state funding of pre-K, kindergarten, bilingual education, vocational education, compensatory education, gifted and talented, special handicapped needs, textbooks, education service centers, libraries and community education." Read more about Texas PTA State Advocacy. Consider attending PTA Rally Day on February … Continue reading Texas PTA’s Legislative Position supports continued state funding for gifted and talented
TAGT Inspire Award: SAGE is the State Parent Group of the Gifted for 2018! Grapevine Colleyville SAGE is honored to be named the 2018 TAGT State Parent Group of the Gifted by the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented. TAGT strives to honor and recognize outstanding individuals and groups that have demonstrated a commitment to the … Continue reading SAGE is honored as TAGT’s State Parent Group of the Gifted!
Enjoy an evening out with other SAGE moms on April 4 at Sloan and Williams Winery! We need at least 20 people to make this a fundraiser, so be sure to come and bring a friend.
Sterling Bristow, Math Teacher, ASPIRE Middle School Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Sterling Bristow, ASPIRE Math Teacher at Cross Timbers Middle. The person who nominated him wrote: "I have seen Mr. Bristow interact with his students at school and at a couple of field trips. He has the ability to connect with each one … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Sterling Bristow
The Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented is offering several scholarships. Apply online by Feb. 23. For K-12 students: Summer Camps/Classes - $400 For 4th-8th graders - Lone Star Leadership Academy, full tuition For Graduating Seniors - two $2500 scholarships
Learn about the Argument-Driven Inquiry instructional model that is used in GCISD science classes. SAGE will host a Coffee Chat featuring GCISD's Director of Science Tony Zahn and Science Instructional Coach Wendy Howe. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Coffee & Social: 8:00 a.m. Presentation: 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Cross Timbers Middle School 2301 Pool Rd, Grapevine, … Continue reading Feb. 26, 2019: SAGE Coffee Chat: Science ADI with Tony Zahn and Wendy Howe
Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Humanities Teacher at Cross Timbers Middle. The person who nominated her wrote: "Cheryl has a special heart for gifted students and their writing abilities. As teacher for ASPIRE at Cross Timbers Middle School, she has implemented interventions to improve students' writing by a large percentage. … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Middle at Cross Timbers
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Choosing GT & AP high school classes Get advice from your high school counselors about gifted & advanced course selection, grade weighting, & Arena Scheduling Wednesday, January 30, 2019 PDEC, 5800 Colleyville Blvd 5:30 Brown Bag Social 6:00-7:00 Presentation & Q&A Have questions? Get answers: Click here to see the post-event Q&A document Featuring: Counselors … Continue reading Jan. 30 SAGE Meeting: GCISD Counseling & Advanced Academics: Choosing GT & AP high school classes