POSTPONED: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

Due to GCISD'S cancellation of all extracurricular activities and school events from March 16-27, this SAGE event will be postponed. “The ASPIRE Academy is arguably the best gifted and talented program in Texas.” — External Reviewer Attend the in-depth presentation from the external reviewer, Dr. Todd Kettler on AT A DATE TO BE DETERMINED, at … Continue reading POSTPONED: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

SAGE Gifted Spotlight 2020 has been cancelled.

Due to school closings, SAGE events will be cancelled or rescheduled. GCISD announced on March 13: "A number of public school districts in north Texas are announcing a two-week closure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. After collaborating with state and county health officials and other education leaders this morning, GCISD will be closed March … Continue reading SAGE Gifted Spotlight 2020 has been cancelled.

Educator of the Month: GCISD Instructional Technology Team

For SAGE Educator of the Month, we'd like to honor the entire Instructional Technology team who launched the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Learning@Home website, hosted teacher tech training, and kept our kids learning. You've been vital to keeping our community connected! Special thanks to Dr. Suzanne Newell, Director Curriculum & Instruction; Tony Zahn, Dir Science & Instructional … Continue reading Educator of the Month: GCISD Instructional Technology Team

Candidate Forum: 2020 Board of Trustees

SAGE will be hosting our annual Candidate Forum featuring the candidates for GCISD Board of Trustees. The questions in this forum will focus solely on gifted and advanced academics topics. Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Stacy Furniture ~ Grapevinein the Community Room - take the elevator or stairs to the top floor1900 S Main St, Grapevine, … Continue reading Candidate Forum: 2020 Board of Trustees

Apply now for SAGE’s $400 educator grant to attend the Gifted+Equity summer conference, June 8-10, 2020

Held in Denton on June 8-10, the TAGT Gifted+Equity Conference: Serving the Underserved is geared towards the educators who work tirelessly to ensure equitable access for all gifted students. Sessions will focus on at least one of the four main tracks: Twice Exceptional, Underserved Populations, English Language Learners, and Additional Qualifiers. Learn more about the Gifted+Equity conference.  Please apply ASAP via SAGE's grant application form. … Continue reading Apply now for SAGE’s $400 educator grant to attend the Gifted+Equity summer conference, June 8-10, 2020

GT Educator of the Month: Tarianne Johnson, Bus Driver, ASPIRE Route

Starting in First Grade, ASPIRE students may ride a bus from their neighborhood's elementary campus to their ASPIRE Campus. Moms and Dads are very grateful for all the bus drivers who ensure that our students arrive safely to school. In gratitude, several families nominated one bus driver, Ms. Tarianne Johnson, as SAGE GT Educator of the Month: One parent wrote: … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Tarianne Johnson, Bus Driver, ASPIRE Route

[ Video ] GT question asked during the “For the Future” Candidates Forum, Jan. 2020

We always encourage SAGE Members to research candidates prior to voting. Below is a video clip of the question about Gifted Education that was asked during the "For the Future Candidates Forum - Northeast Tarrant County," held on January 29, 2020, and hosted by the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Council of PTAs and Raise Your Hand Texas. … Continue reading [ Video ] GT question asked during the “For the Future” Candidates Forum, Jan. 2020