For Teachers & Staff
In April of 2019, TEA released the updated Texas State Plan for Gifted and Talented Education. According to the new state plan, all teachers that work with GT children should attend a 30-hour GT foundations course one time and maintain a 6-hour GT update every year. Although the plan only states that the 30-hour foundations course needs to be completed once, it is good practice to refresh the full training every 10 years. If you miss a 6-hour update, you will need to restart your GT/Advanced training by attending another 30-hour foundations course. GT children can be some of the most challenging students to teach and arming yourself with as much information as possible will help you help these special children reach their full potential!
Find information about GT/Advanced Resources and upcoming PD offerings below!
To enroll in the K-4 GT Resources Canvas course, click here.
To enroll in the 5-8 GT Resources Canvas course, click here.
To access the K-4 GT Pull-out curriculum that will be done with Mrs. Vaughan and with the GT Virtual students, click here.
To submit your GT PD hours, please follow the directions contained in this slide deck.
To refer a student for GT testing, complete this sheet and email it to your campus counselor.
To nominate your students for the next GT/Advanced Showcase, complete this form. You will need to complete a separate form for each student that you would like to nominate. Our next showcase will be in December 2020.
To view upcoming GT & Advanced PD offerings, click here.