Due to school closings, SAGE events will be cancelled or rescheduled. GCISD announced on March 13: “A number of public school districts in north Texas are announcing a two-week closure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. After collaborating with state and county health officials and other education leaders this morning, GCISD will be closed March 16-27, along with the cancellation of all extracurricular activities and school events during the same period. This was a recommendation from the Tarrant County Health Department.

A mini-conference focusing on neuroscience, creativity and social/emotional aspects of giftedness.


Dr. Anne Rinn, Director of the Office of Giftedness, Talent Development and Creativity at the University of North Texas.

Breakout sessions / CANCELLED

Comparison, Perfectionism & Self-Talk — Dr. Stephanie Cook, LPC

Window Into a Gifted & Talented Classroom— GCISD GT Specialist Angie Connell, M.Ed.

Mindfulness Strategies — Dr. James Bishop, LPC, NCC

Working with GT Kids During Times of Existential Crisis (like a COVID-19 Pandemic) – Kathy Lyda, M.S.