GCISD Board of Trustees recognizes SAGE’s award of TAGT Parent Group of the Year

At its Nov. 12, 2018 Regular Board Meeting, the GCISD Board of Trustees recognized SAGE's award of TAGT Parent Group of the Year. Dr. Christine Dearman, TAGT Treasurer, presented the award. A brief statement was made by Amy Warren, SAGE president: "Thank you to the Board of Trustees for recognizing this award from the Texas Association … Continue reading GCISD Board of Trustees recognizes SAGE’s award of TAGT Parent Group of the Year

GCISD’s Gypsy Mishoe honored as a TAGT Emerging Leader

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

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”

Spring 2018 SAGE Educator Grants

SAGE awarded a grant to Ronda Bennett, GT Specialist for Timberline Elementary, for the purchase of Envision real-world independent, interdisciplinary projects designed especially for gifted students from Mind Vine Press. SAGE purchased the Iowa Acceleration Scale Manual for GCISD to use district-wide. The Iowa Acceleration Scale (IAS) is a tool designed to guide educators in … Continue reading Spring 2018 SAGE Educator Grants

Reception to honor outgoing Advanced Academics Director Becky Manning & to welcome new Director Julie Leslie

You are invited to a reception honoring our outgoing Advanced Academics Director, Mrs. Becky Manning, who is retiring at the end of this school year. Also, we will welcome our incoming Advanced Academics Director, Mrs. Julie Leslie. Join us on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:30 AM - 1 PM in the GCISD Administration Building, … Continue reading Reception to honor outgoing Advanced Academics Director Becky Manning & to welcome new Director Julie Leslie

Julie Martin Leslie announced as new Advanced Academics Director

The new Advanced Academics Director was announced tonight by the GCISD Board of Trustees. The Board approved Julie Martin Leslie, who was previously Coordinator of the Gifted & Talented Program for Frisco ISD and has worked 21+ years in public education as a teacher and administrator. Becky Manning, the current Director of Advanced Academics for … Continue reading Julie Martin Leslie announced as new Advanced Academics Director

2018 GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes for High School in GCISD

For students and families interested in GCISD's high school offerings for GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes, click here to view the presentation from the Director of Advanced Academics. Highlights: If you are a GT student taking traditional challenging high school classes, you have a choice between Pre-AP/AP or GT Pre-AP/AP. Top 5 things to expect … Continue reading 2018 GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes for High School in GCISD