FYI Oct. 3, 2018 Legislators Forum – GCISD Council of PTAs

SAGE encourages our members to attend this forum of area state representatives to discuss the state of public education in Texas. The forum is hosted by the GCISD Council of PTAs, in partnership with several other area Councils of PTA. Discuss the issues affecting public education and hear from the people who create the laws … Continue reading FYI Oct. 3, 2018 Legislators Forum – GCISD Council of PTAs

Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College

Save the date of November 13th for the third annual SAGE Gifted Pathways event! Keynote: Lisa Van Gemert, The Gifted Guru The Little Engine That Wouldn't: Underachievement in the Gifted Author of "Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing "Never Good Enough," winner of the 2018 TAGT Legacy Book Award Breakout Sessions: To be determined. Subjects … Continue reading Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College

Call to Action: Contact your legislator about gifted funding in the state budget

Here we go ... again!! Time to contact our Texas legislators (again) and ask them (again) to retain funding for our gifted students in the state education budget. Last week, the Texas Commission on School Finance Expenditures Working Group recommended that the state  reallocate $5.3 billion to current and new education programs — by eliminating the G/T … Continue reading Call to Action: Contact your legislator about gifted funding in the state budget

October 2018 SAGE Meetings: Understanding social-emotional needs of gifted children

Idealism. Uniqueness. Perfectionism. Sensitivity. Intensity. Underachievement. Friends & Peers. Self-management … We have come to know these as characteristics or challenges of gifted children. Layered upon these many characteristics and challenges are the features of today’s fast-changing world – and we wonder: Are we doing the “right” things? What lasting impacts will our efforts have on … Continue reading October 2018 SAGE Meetings: Understanding social-emotional needs of gifted children

Summary of Member Satisfaction Survey 2018

Below are the summarized results of our July 2018 satisfaction survey of members of Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education. I am a: Yo soy: 23 responses - Family/Student Member (Familia /Estudiante) 1 response - Teacher/Educator Member (Profesor/Educador) How long have you been a member of SAGE? ¿Cuánto tiempo has sido miembro de SAGE? … Continue reading Summary of Member Satisfaction Survey 2018

Oct. 2: Get Ready for College

All are invited! Hosted by GC-SAGE at Colleyville Heritage High School - Library Tuesday, October 2 5:30 p.m. Pre-event social (bring your own dinner) 6:00 to 7:00 Workshop As the parent of a gifted and/or advanced/accelerated student, you’ll want to attend this workshop on Tuesday, October 2nd in the CHHS Library. 5:30 social and 6:00 … Continue reading Oct. 2: Get Ready for College

Fundraiser: Now through Sept. 14 — Benefits GT educators, students, parents

SAGE is selling Dave & Buster's game cards — and 50% of your purchase will go toward programs for our gifted educators, students, and parents. Only pre-purchased Power Cards will benefit SAGE — please purchase before Sept. 14. We will deliver the cards to you if you can't make it to our Family Social on Sept. … Continue reading Fundraiser: Now through Sept. 14 — Benefits GT educators, students, parents

GCISD’s Gypsy Mishoe honored as a TAGT Emerging Leader

Congratulations to Gypsy Mishoe, GCISD's Advanced Academics Liaison, for her selection into the Emerging Leaders Program of the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented. Only 12 applicants were accepted state-wide. Dr. Brad Schnautz, GCISD's Deputy Superintendent, states: "Such a well-deserved honor! This experience will allow Gypsy the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other GT … Continue reading GCISD’s Gypsy Mishoe honored as a TAGT Emerging Leader