Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

SAGE Gifted Pathways is our fourth annual local mini-conference where you can learn about options and opportunities during a gifted child's journey through school. Our stellar keynote and breakout sessions are designed for: parents of students of any age; for educators; and for students in 5th-12th grades — bring your student! Pre-register Now: SAGE Members: FREE … Continue reading Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

GT Educator Grant Recipients, August 2019

Our SAGE Board has awarded the following GT Educator Grants for August 2019! A grant toward registration and/or travel expenses — awarded to Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Liaison; Kameron Jones-Balsley, ASPIRE 6th Humanities; and Gypsy Mishoe, Advanced Academics Liaison — to present a session and to attend the National Association for Gifted Children 2019 Conference … Continue reading GT Educator Grant Recipients, August 2019

Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success

GCISD-GCSAGE-Teacher-Partnership-Sept.-2019Download View the Presentation (PDF) You're invited to the first SAGE Coffee Chat of the school year on Sept. 12, 2019. The presentation topic is "Parent + Student + Educator = Partnership for Your Gifted Student's Success," featuring GCISD Director of Advanced Academics Julie Leslie. Location is the GCISD Admin Building.8:30 am Coffee & Social9:00-10:00 … Continue reading Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success

SAGE/GCISD Dept. of Advanced Academics Movie Night

Featured Film: 2e: The Movie * A free viewing and discussion Thursday, May 2, 6:00 - 8:00 pm PDEC, 3800 Colleyville Blvd. in Mustang Room GCISD is offering teachers a 2 hour credit toward their annual GT Update.  Contact Gypsy Mishoe for more information. *2E, or twice exceptional, students are gifted plus have a learning … Continue reading SAGE/GCISD Dept. of Advanced Academics Movie Night

LIVE19 GT Student Conference

Under the leadership of GCISD's GT Specialists Lori Kirkhuff and Melanie Gable, the outstanding creativity and collaboration of educators across GCISD was showcased at the first GCISD LIVE19 Conference. The event was hosted by GCISD on April 23 at the Panther Activity Center next to Colleyville Heritage High School. The acronym LIVE stands for Leadership, Innovation, Voice, and Enrichment — all … Continue reading LIVE19 GT Student Conference

Java With Julie: Presentations and Q&A about gifted/advanced academics

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

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”

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