FYI Oct. 1, 2018 Legislators Forum – GCISD Council of PTAs

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 the HEBISD Council of PTAs. Discuss the issues affecting public education and hear from the people who create the laws and … Continue reading FYI Oct. 1, 2018 Legislators Forum – GCISD Council of PTAs

October 2018 SAGE Meetings: Understanding social-emotional needs of gifted children

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

Oct. 2: Get Ready for College

Save the Date: October 2 5:30 p.m. Pre-event social 6:00 to 7:00 Workshop Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education will host “Get Ready for College” on October 2, 2018, at Colleyville Heritage High School in the Library. We invite area high school parents and students to attend. Our workshop presenter will be Doug Bryan … Continue reading Oct. 2: Get Ready for College

Fundraiser: Now through Sept. 14 — Benefits GT educators, students, parents

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

Sept. 27: SAGE Evening Program featuring Julie Leslie with “Slaying the Giants Within”

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”

Dec. 8: Art Workshop & Presentation by Aphelion: “So Much to Give”

Save the date of Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 2 to 5 p.m., when SAGE will host an art workshop and inspiring presentation by Aphelion, a student-founded nonprofit dedicated to supporting global education by raising money from jewelry and art sales. During the SAGE-Aphelion workshop, you'll create a signature Aphelion jewelry piece — and you'll hear all … Continue reading Dec. 8: Art Workshop & Presentation by Aphelion: “So Much to Give”

Sept. 16: SAGE Family Social and Fundraiser at Dave & Buster’s

THANK YOU Your generosity has blown us away! We have surpassed last year's fundraising record and will have the final count soon! You can pick up your prepaid cards at our Family Social. If you cannot attend, we will happily deliver your pre-purchased Power Cards to you afterward. Scroll down for full details and all … Continue reading Sept. 16: SAGE Family Social and Fundraiser at Dave & Buster’s

Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College

Save the date of November 13th for the third annual SAGE Gifted Pathways event! Keynote: Lisa Van Gemert, The Gifted Guru The Little Engine That Wouldn't: Underachievement in the Gifted Author of "Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing "Never Good Enough," winner of the 2018 TAGT Legacy Book Award Breakout Sessions: To be determined. Subjects … Continue reading Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College