To our GCISD-area Texas State Legislators: Why keep the GT Allotment in the Texas Education budget?

The Texas House school finance bill is slated to be revealed March 5, 2019 — and SAGE remains concerned that the G/T allotment could be eliminated, affecting services for 400,000 of Texas' brightest students. Below are some reasons why the allotment is so important to our kids: The Gifted and Talented (GT) Allotment: Necessary to … Continue reading To our GCISD-area Texas State Legislators: Why keep the GT Allotment in the Texas Education budget?

Feb. 26, 2019: SAGE Coffee Chat: Science ADI with Tony Zahn and Wendy Howe

Learn about the Argument-Driven Inquiry instructional model that is used in GCISD science classes. SAGE will host a Coffee Chat featuring GCISD's Director of Science Tony Zahn and Science Instructional Coach Wendy Howe. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Coffee & Social: 8:00 a.m. Presentation: 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Cross Timbers Middle School 2301 Pool Rd, Grapevine, … Continue reading Feb. 26, 2019: SAGE Coffee Chat: Science ADI with Tony Zahn and Wendy Howe

GT Educator of the Month: Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Middle at Cross Timbers

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Humanities Teacher at Cross Timbers Middle. The person who nominated her wrote: "Cheryl has a special heart for gifted students and their writing abilities. As teacher for ASPIRE at Cross Timbers Middle School, she has implemented interventions to improve students' writing by a large percentage. … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Middle at Cross Timbers

March 2, 2019: SAGE Summer Spotlight

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Jan. 30 SAGE Meeting: GCISD Counseling & Advanced Academics: Choosing GT & AP high school classes

Choosing GT & AP high school classes Get advice from your high school counselors about gifted & advanced course selection, grade weighting, & Arena Scheduling Wednesday, January 30, 2019 PDEC, 5800 Colleyville Blvd 5:30 Brown Bag Social 6:00-7:00 Presentation & Q&A Have questions? Get answers: Click here to see the post-event Q&A document Featuring: Counselors … Continue reading Jan. 30 SAGE Meeting: GCISD Counseling & Advanced Academics: Choosing GT & AP high school classes

Dec. 14, 2018 GT Advocacy Concern: Legislative committee moves a step closer to recommending elimination of G/T funding

Stay alert: It's getting serious. Please read this to stay informed. In a nutshell: A committee of Texas legislators has been tasked with recommending a new way to fund public education. After a year of hearing testimony from stakeholders, yesterday, the committee released its final report. On page 26, recommendation #12 is their proposal to to eliminate $165 million of earmarked funds for … Continue reading Dec. 14, 2018 GT Advocacy Concern: Legislative committee moves a step closer to recommending elimination of G/T funding