Southlake Association for Gifted and Talented

PARENT PROGRAMS Navigating the CISD 2022-23 Academic Planning Guide

Wednesday, February 23rd

11:00am - 1:00pm

Carroll Admin Bldg

Lonesome Dove

Parent Programs

This members-only parent-to-parent forum will discuss the High School Academic Planning Guide from a GT perspective. Gina Peddy, CISD Exec Director of Curriculum & Instruction, will address new courses and course changes. She and our parent panel will provide tips and insights on helping your students plan for next school year. The APG lists High School course selections with their prerequisites and credits.

Recommended for parents of 7-12th grade students. This is a Brown Bag Series event, so feel free to bring your lunch, and questions.

Brown Bag meetings will not be recorded.

Questions about this event? Please email

2021-2022 SAGT Teacher Grants Awarded

The SAGT Grants Committee is pleased to announce we have presented a check to the CISD School Board in the amount of $13,212.50 to be applied directly to the enrichment of the CISD GT community!

This year SAGT awarded 8 teacher grants totaling $5,088.50 to teachers at Rockenbaugh, Walnut Grove, Durham, Eubanks, Carroll Middle, Dawson, and Carroll High school. The money will be used to support gifted students in the classroom with items including alternative seating, bulk headphones, density column labs, indoor vegetable growing systems, and a class stage. In addition, SAGT contributed $8,124 to help send 21 teachers to the Texas Association of Gifted and Talented conference in December. This conference provided continuing education and new, creative ideas for GT instruction.

This contribution to the CISD GT program would not have been possible without the generous dues and donations of SAGT members. Thank you so much for your financial support! You have made a true difference in the lives of our children.

Welcome back!

The summer has flown by and we are about to embark on the 2021-2022 school year. We are optimistic that we will all be back face-to-face

this year for our student programs, welcome coffee, brown bag events and more as we've missed gathering together in person.

Just as we do every year, SAGT will offer events for the parents of GT students as well as opportunities for students and parents to learn together. Keep an eye out for our newsletter, follow us on social media, and check back here regularly to stay up with the comings and goings of SAGT. And don't forget to renew your membership or join us for the first time (information below).

Please reach out if SAGT can help you with anything as we head into this new school year. We look forward to partnering with you.

Amazon Smile

Support SAGT when you make purchases from Amazon.

Go to and follow the prompts to set up a charity to support. Search for Southlake Association for the Gifted and Talented, and start shopping! Amazon Smile will donate a portion of qualifying purchases to help support our GT teachers and student and parent programs. If you have your account linked to another charity, you can change the charity under Account/Your AmazonSmile.

Click here for a direct link to SAGT AmazonSmile


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