Legislative Alert: Call before June 14 about Credit-By-Exam Changes

[ The following is a Call to Action email from the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT). ] Call to Action: Your Voice Is Needed! Comment on SBOE-Proposed Credit-By-Exam Changes Dear TAGT Members and Supporters, Rules governing credit-by-exams (CBE) are up for a second reading at the State Board of Education's (SBOE) Committee … Continue reading Legislative Alert: Call before June 14 about Credit-By-Exam Changes

June 25: 6-Hour GT Update for GCISD Educators: “Chasing Enrichment” with Clint Rodriguez – Free for SAGE Educators, $20 non-SAGE Educators

For SAGE GT Educators: Don’t miss the return of Clint Rodriguez (formerly Clint Bland) — retuning to GCISD for one day only! We're excited to announce a free summer GT update training for you! "Chasing Enrichment: How to Finally Capture the Educational Unicorn" will be taught by Mr. Rodriguez on June 25. Create a culture … Continue reading June 25: 6-Hour GT Update for GCISD Educators: “Chasing Enrichment” with Clint Rodriguez – Free for SAGE Educators, $20 non-SAGE Educators

July 26: 6-Hour GT Update from NuMinds for GCISD Educators: Social/Emotional Puzzle

For SAGE GT Educators: We're excited to announce a free summer GT update training for you! "Solutions to the Social Emotional Puzzle" will be taught by the fantastic Numinds Enrichment on July 26, 2018. SAGE is funding this unique offering so that GCISD teachers may attend at no charge. Please register ASAP via Eduphoria. Also … Continue reading July 26: 6-Hour GT Update from NuMinds for GCISD Educators: Social/Emotional Puzzle

Runoff Election is June 4-12 and June 16: 2018 Board of Trustees

It's time to vote early in the runoff for GCISD Board of Trustees! Research each candidate, contact them directly if you have questions — then vote! ​​ Early Voting Vote early nearby* at Colleyville City Hall or Grapevine REC. Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8 @ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9 … Continue reading Runoff Election is June 4-12 and June 16: 2018 Board of Trustees

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

Legislative Update: Successful May 2018 Call to Action to Support G/T Allotment

News Release from Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented: Thank YOU for Making Your Voice Heard! Call to Action to Support G/T Allotment a Success You can't imagine how proud we were when the news came across our desks--on May 3, the Texas School Finance Commission met, and Chairman Brister stated the Commission's desire … Continue reading Legislative Update: Successful May 2018 Call to Action to Support G/T Allotment

SAGE’s 2018 Senior Scholarship awarded to Drew DeHaven

Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education (SAGE) is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the SAGE Senior Scholarship for $1,000. Drew DeHaven of Colleyville, class of 2018 of Grapevine High School, will receive $1,000 from SAGE as he enrolls in Texas A&M University at College Station to study Electrical Engineering in the honors … Continue reading SAGE’s 2018 Senior Scholarship awarded to Drew DeHaven

April 24: SAGE to participate in ‘Learning Differences’ Event

SAGE is pleased to be invited to present a breakout session about gifted learning differences during the "Learning Differences" event hosted by Bransford Elementary PTA on April 24. The SAGE breakout session will cover how gifted students learn differently, and talk about the difference between a high-achiever and a gifted learner. Our presenter will be … Continue reading April 24: SAGE to participate in ‘Learning Differences’ Event