October 2018 SAGE Meetings: Understanding social-emotional needs of gifted children

Idealism. Uniqueness. Perfectionism. Sensitivity. Intensity. Underachievement. Friends & Peers. Self-management … We have come to know these as characteristics or challenges of gifted children. Layered upon these many characteristics and challenges are the features of today’s fast-changing world – and we wonder: Are we doing the “right” things? What lasting impacts will our efforts have on … Continue reading October 2018 SAGE Meetings: Understanding social-emotional needs of gifted children

Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College

Save the date of November 13th for the third annual SAGE Gifted Pathways event! Keynote: Lisa Van Gemert, The Gifted Guru The Little Engine That Wouldn't: Underachievement in the Gifted Author of "Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing "Never Good Enough," winner of the 2018 TAGT Legacy Book Award Breakout Sessions: To be determined. Subjects … Continue reading Nov. 13, 2018: Gifted Pathways: Navigating your gifted child from Kindergarten to College

Legislative alert: Gifted Education in Texas needs your voice!

If you haven't already emailed or called to express your opinion about funding gifted education, please do it today — the Texas Commission on Public School Finance has been meeting in Austin to study school finance and draft a recommendation for the Texas Legislature's consideration in the 2019 legislative session. View the full TAGT alert for … Continue reading Legislative alert: Gifted Education in Texas needs your voice!

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

(archive) Spring 2018 Parent Discussion Group

PAST EVENT! Note: Registration is closed for the Spring 2018 Parent Discussion Group. Please contact SAGE at members.gcsage@gmail.com if you would like to be notified of future groups! You're invited to participate in SAGE's new Parent Discussion Group — providing a safe venue to speak openly about the triumphs and challenges of parenting a gifted child. … Continue reading (archive) Spring 2018 Parent Discussion Group

SAGE 2018 Senior Scholarship

Children of SAGE members (SAGE level and above) who are graduating seniors this year are invited to apply for the SAGE Senior Scholarship. ​Please make sure your family has joined SAGE before you apply. Click here for previous winners. All applications must be received no later than 11:59:59 PM on Monday, March 5, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. The judging committee is … Continue reading SAGE 2018 Senior Scholarship

VIDEO Feb. 17 Escape the Bus – A digital, mobile escape room experience for students, parents, and teachers

Keynote Video: Ready to escape? The bus will be parked at the Southlake Carroll ISD Administration Building, 2400 N Carroll Ave, Southlake, TX 76092. Can't miss it! Click here to register for Escape the Bus!! ​Special offer for Educators: Scroll to the bottom of this page! Schedule:   Above is an example of the Bus … Continue reading VIDEO Feb. 17 Escape the Bus – A digital, mobile escape room experience for students, parents, and teachers