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Category: District Leadership

Monica Simonds

Reflections and Silver Linings

This session allows educators to reflect on their work and discover the silver linings to educational change.

Audra Rowell

Getting a Handle on the Hours

Managing and designing the 30 Hours is a big part of the job. This session will take you through one district’s audit and lessons learned. We will also look at various resources you can use to plan each of the 5 strands.

TAGT 2019 Conference
Meredith A. Miller Austin

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

Explore the many ways to measure gifted programming and student outcomes. We will look at both the academic and affective sides of gifted education, including the sometimes “out-of-the-box” places to get some data. Bring your own local examples and ideas to add to the online toolbox.

Chris Reichelt

Multi-District GT Collaborative Team–Work Smarter Not Harder!

Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, Tomball and Willis ISD banded together as ‘singletons’ out in the field to learn together, grow our programs, and provide stronger parent engagement opportunities to our communities.

The concept of logical thinking. Geometric shapes on a gray background. Business building concept.
Meredith A. Miller Austin

Texas State Gifted Ed Policy 101

TEC, TAC, SBEC, TEA, TEKS, and more! Texas State guidelines, rules, and policies related to gifted education stretch across numerous agencies, laws, and documents. Learn the basics about gifted education policy in Texas in plain language.

Monica Brewer

TEA Update: COVID-19, State Plan, & Changes to Your Responsibilities

This session will address G/T program updates, in particular information coordinators need to know about COVID-19 and changes to their responsibilities related to the New Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students.