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. The "Java with Julie" meetings coming up are: December 14, 2018 @ 7:50 a.m. … Continue reading Java With Julie: Presentations and Q&A about gifted/advanced academics
January 17, 2019, is the first meeting of an 8-week discussion series guided by GC-SAGE's SENG-trained facilitator where up to 20 participants can speak candidly about their children and interact and learn from each other. It increases parents' awareness that talented children and their families have unique emotional needs and develops skills for nurturing the … Continue reading Winter & Spring 2019 GT Parent Discussion Group
Gifted Pathways is SAGE's 3rd annual "mini-conference" to help you navigate your gifted child or student from kindergarten to college. Sessions are planned for parents, educators and gifted students. Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at GCISD's Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC), 5800 Colleyville Blvd. Schedule Spreadsheet version English Español Contaremos con un traductor en Español durante la conferencia Admission: … Continue reading Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College
TAGT Inspire Award: SAGE is the State Parent Group of the Gifted for 2018! Grapevine Colleyville SAGE is honored to be named the 2018 TAGT State Parent Group of the Gifted by the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented. TAGT strives to honor and recognize outstanding individuals and groups that have demonstrated a commitment to the … Continue reading SAGE is honored as TAGT’s State Parent Group of the Gifted!
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
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.
Our first SAGE program of the fall is FREE. Parents, Educators, and Students are invited. Older gifted students may benefit from hearing the strategies first-hand. We'd suggest 5th grade and above, depending on the student. We are happy to announce that Julie Leslie, GCISD's Director of Advanced Academics, will be our SAGE speaker on Thursday, … Continue reading Sept. 27: SAGE Evening Program featuring Julie Leslie with “Slaying the Giants Within”