GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

Cheers to a team effort!  Melanie Gable and Lori Kirkhuff are honored as the first combined SAGE GT Team Educators of the Month! Melanie Gable, GT Specialist, Cannon Elementary Lori Kirkhuff, GT Specialist, Bransford Elementary Lori Kirkhuff and Melanie Gable organized the first LIVE conference. LIVE stands for Leadership Innovation Voice Enrichment. The 250 GT 5th graders participated in activities like … Continue reading GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

SAGE’s 2019 Senior Scholarship awarded to Ruth Schlenker

Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education (SAGE) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipient of the SAGE Senior Scholarship for $1,000. Ruth Schlenker of Grapevine, class of 2019 of Grapevine High School, will receive $1,000 from SAGE as she enrolls in Brown University with a concentration on Social Analysis and Research, and she plans … Continue reading SAGE’s 2019 Senior Scholarship awarded to Ruth Schlenker

2019-2020 SAGE General Meeting and Officer Elections

We are ready to celebrate the close of another great school year and anticipate a wonderful year ahead! The SAGE Nominating Committee has prepared a slate of nominees for 2019-2020 SAGE officers, which will be announced on Monday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m., at our monthly Campus Representative Meeting, which we will open to the … Continue reading 2019-2020 SAGE General Meeting and Officer Elections

SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids

In front of the Texas Senate Education Committee at the Capitol in Austin, two of SAGE's gifted students spoke about the importance of gifted education. Amelia Phoenix, 9, and Katie Warren, 13, of Grapevine Colleyville ISD testified April 25th, 2019, making the case to include the G/T allotment in House Bill 3. In response, Chairman … Continue reading SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids

Apply by May 10: GT Educator Grants

Click to apply now through May 10 for a GT Educator Grant! Apply for funds to attend a conference or training, or to purchase classroom materials. Ideas for conferences: TAGT's Gifted+Equity Conference June 18-20, San Antonio SENG Annual Conference July 19-21, Houston Recipients will be announced mid-May.

VIDEO of April 10: SAGE’s 2019 School Board Candidate Forum with GT focus

About the Election: It's not too early to start researching issues and candidates in the next election! Early voting is April 22-30 Election Day is May 4 Candidates Thank you so much to the candidates for taking the time on April 10 to share at SAGE's annual GCISD school board candidate forum that focuses solely on … Continue reading VIDEO of April 10: SAGE’s 2019 School Board Candidate Forum with GT focus

GT Educator of the Month: Ashley White, CHHS Learning Liaison

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Ashley White, Learning Liaison, Colleyville Heritage High School. The person who nominated her wrote: "Ashley's impact on gifted education at CHHS is hard to quantify.  She facilitates professional learning communities for GT teachers and works tirelessly to ensure teachers have the training and support they need to design … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Ashley White, CHHS Learning Liaison

April 4: Java With Julie at Silver Lake Elementary, co-hosted with Dove Elementary

Julie Leslie, Director of Advanced Academics, plans to visit GCISD campuses to meet parents, students and educators; to present information about GCISD's gifted & talented and advanced academics programs; and to provide an opportunity for you to ask questions. Coffee will be provided by SAGE.   Watch for invitations from your campus for a "Java … Continue reading April 4: Java With Julie at Silver Lake Elementary, co-hosted with Dove Elementary