Upcoming GT Identification Events

For GT Identification and Services, please find the right event below depending on the age of your child. Parents of Kindergarteners Nov 9 5:30 at the PDEC Add to your calendar via FB event link Parents of students grades 1-4 Nov 16 5:30 at the PDECAdd to your calendar via FB event link GT Identification … Continue reading Upcoming GT Identification Events

SAGE welcomes new teachers for 2022-23 year

SAGE welcomes these new GT LEAD and ASPIRE teachers to our GT Community! Last week, each new teacher received a bundt cake treat and $100 grant from SAGE. GT LEAD - OC Taylor Elementary School - Donna Waters ASPIRE - Glenhope Elementary School - Maggie Bell ASPIRE - Glenhope Elementary School - Jill Mitten ASPIRE … Continue reading SAGE welcomes new teachers for 2022-23 year

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

Oct. 28, 2020: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

“The ASPIRE Academy is arguably the best gifted and talented program in Texas.” — External Reviewer Watch the video the presentation: https://youtu.be/ipD5EGpZ5iQ SAGE and GCISD Advanced Academics hosted this in-depth presentation from the external reviewer, Dr. Todd Kettler on October 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm online. Press Release from GCISD, 2/18/2020 As part of its … Continue reading Oct. 28, 2020: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

SAGE Gifted Pathways is our fourth annual local mini-conference where you can learn about options and opportunities during a gifted child's journey through school. Our stellar keynote and breakout sessions are designed for: parents of students of any age; for educators; and for students in 5th-12th grades — bring your student! Pre-register Now: SAGE Members: FREE … Continue reading Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

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

Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success

GCISD-GCSAGE-Teacher-Partnership-Sept.-2019Download View the Presentation (PDF) You're invited to the first SAGE Coffee Chat of the school year on Sept. 12, 2019. The presentation topic is "Parent + Student + Educator = Partnership for Your Gifted Student's Success," featuring GCISD Director of Advanced Academics Julie Leslie. Location is the GCISD Admin Building.8:30 am Coffee & Social9:00-10:00 … Continue reading Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success

May 29: ASPIRE High School Social & Meet the Teachers

Fall 2019 ASPIRE 9th & 10th graders and their families are invited to a social! May 29, 2019 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cross Timbers Middle School SAC This is will be an opportunity for our current 8th grade and 9th grade students to meet their ASPIRE teachers for the fall. We realize exams will be … Continue reading May 29: ASPIRE High School Social & Meet the Teachers

[Archive] SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids

In front of the Texas Senate Education Committee at the Capitol in Austin, two of SAGE's gifted students spoke about the importance of gifted education. Amelia Phoenix, 9, and Katie Warren, 13, of Grapevine Colleyville ISD testified April 25th, 2019, making the case to include the G/T allotment in House Bill 3. In response, Chairman … Continue reading [Archive] SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids