Apply by May 10: GT Educator Grants

Click to apply now through May 10 for a GT Educator Grant! Apply for funds to attend a conference or training, or to purchase classroom materials. Ideas for conferences: TAGT's Gifted+Equity Conference June 18-20, San Antonio SENG Annual Conference July 19-21, Houston Recipients will be announced mid-May.

giftED18 Highlights from TAGT’s conference in Fort Worth

The GCISD delegation to the TAGT conference — held this year in Downtown Fort Worth — included GT LEAD Teachers, ASPIRE Teachers, MS Discoveries Teachers, High School GT Teachers, Counselors (16), and the GT/Advanced Academics Department.  SAGE funded 10 educator attendees, and received a complimentary registration as part of our award of TAGT Parent Group … Continue reading giftED18 Highlights from TAGT’s conference in Fort Worth

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

Announcing the Sherry Hamilton Memorial Grant for Gifted Educators

SAGE is very pleased to announce a new scholarship fund for gifted teacher education as a memorial for one of the educator founders of SAGE, Sherry Hamilton. Many of the district gifted specialists, active and retired, along with some former administrators who all worked with Sherry, are donating $400 toward this scholarship fund in memory of Sherry Hamilton for … Continue reading Announcing the Sherry Hamilton Memorial Grant for Gifted Educators

Fall 2017 Educator Grants

SAGE is proud to provide grants for teachers or administrators who support gifted students. The Fall 2017 SAGE grant awardees are: Angie Connell, GT Specialist at Heritage Elementary, receives a SAGE Educator Grant to attend the 2017 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) Conference. Bobbi Anderson, 5th Grade Math/Science Teacher and Robotics Club Sponsor at Silver … Continue reading Fall 2017 Educator Grants

Spring 2017 Educator Grants

SAGE is proud to provide scholarship opportunities for classroom teachers or administrators who support these teachers to attend conferences. This semester's SAGE grant awardees are: Tonya McEnery, assistant principal of Bransford Elementary, receives a grant to attend the Depth & Complexity Summer Conference. Cheryl Taliaferro, Ph.D., GT independent studies and ASPIRE humanities teacher at Cross … Continue reading Spring 2017 Educator Grants

Grant for SMU’s “Embracing the Complexities of the Gifted Child” on October 2

How to apply: Download an application (doc). Due by September 15, 2014, to info.gcsage@gmail.com Grant offer: Two full-day scholarships to the SMU Distinguished Lecture Series: Embracing the Complexities of the Gifted Child on Thursday, October 2, 2014 ~ 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at SMU Plano. Purpose: The SAGE Grant program is designed to encourage, … Continue reading Grant for SMU’s “Embracing the Complexities of the Gifted Child” on October 2