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
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
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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”
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.
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?
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