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
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
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
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
Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month for September is Debbie Lewis, 2nd grade teacher at Grapevine Elementary. Two parents nominated Mrs. Lewis this month. They wrote: "When my daughter had a bad first day of second grade (change is hard!), I Tweeted about it. Mrs. Lewis emailed me just before 9pm letting me know … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Debbie Lewis
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
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
Plans are brewing ... Mark your calendar for SAGE's first Coffee Chat of the year. Follow @GCSAGE for updates. Networking starts at 8:30 a.m., and the meeting is from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. The location is the Alamo Room of the GCISD Administration Building, 3051 Ira E. Woods Avenue, Grapevine, TX 76051.
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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