A warm welcome to our new GT Educators ~ Fall 2020

To welcome our new GT educators and help them get settled in their new classrooms, SAGE is awarding a $100 grant to each new elementary GT teacher and a $50 grant to each new secondary teacher. Please join SAGE in extending a warm welcome to the new gifted educators in GCISD: New ASPIRE Teachers: Kay … Continue reading A warm welcome to our new GT Educators ~ Fall 2020

SAGE awards Stephenie Miller a GT Educator Grant to attend the Gifted+Equity summer conference

Congrats to Stephenie Miller, pre-AP/GT teacher at Colleyville Heritage High School, who is awarded a SAGE GT Educator Grant to attend Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented's Leadership & Gifted+Equity Conference. We are proud to invest in our incredible teachers! To be held online in 2020, the TAGT Gifted+Equity Conference: Serving the Underserved is geared towards the … Continue reading SAGE awards Stephenie Miller a GT Educator Grant to attend the Gifted+Equity summer conference

SAGE GT Educator Grants – Winter 2019

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the winter 2019 SAGE GT Educator Grants! The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Department of Advanced Academics receives a grant toward attending the Harvard Summer Conference on College Admissions. Angie Connell, Heritage Elementary GT Specialist, receives a grant for STEM games. Colleen Patton, ASPIRE 2nd Grade Teacher, Glenhope Elementary, receives … Continue reading SAGE GT Educator Grants – Winter 2019

Educator Grants for Baylor GT Conference 2019

This grant was awarded to Angela Harris and Charlotte Weinstein. SAGE would like to provide up to 5 grants to GCISD teachers to cover the Baylor GT Conference registration fee PLUS a $25 gas card. Teachers may apply for the grant through next Wednesday, Sept. 25 using the form at https://forms.gle/6uk7evK3rSoQRAXs9 Baylor University will host … Continue reading Educator Grants for Baylor GT Conference 2019

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

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