Parents

SAGT Parent Programs sponsor events for parents and opportunities to network with parents and teachers of gifted and academically advanced students.

2021-2022 Parent Programs

Fall Welcome Event


Conversations with Gina Peddy, CISD Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction, and Dr. Mary Christopher, Ph.D., writer, presenter, and educational consultant.

September 15, 2021


Brown Bag Series

A Guide to the College Application Process

Important Tips You Need to Know About Now

October 7, 2021


Navigating the CISD 2022-2023 Academic Planning Guide​​

February 2022

Spring Speaker (TBD)

March 2022


Roadmap to Your Child's Success

April 2022

2020-2021 Parent Programs

Fall Welcome Event


Conversations with Gina Peddy, CISD Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction, and Laila Sangeras, Ph.D., writer, presenter, and educational consultant.

September 2020

Brown Bag Series


A Guide to the College Application Process.

October 2020


Navigating the CISD 2021-2022 Academic Planning Guide​​.

February 2021


Roadmap to Your Child's Success.

April 2021

Spring Speaker


Mary Anne Richey, M. Ed. - "Better Executive Functioning and Stress Management Equals Stronger Academic and Life Skills


March 2021

2019-2020 Parent Programs

Does your child have grit?

SAGT speaker and author of "Raising Children with Grit"

Laila Sanguras

Septmeber 2019

A Guide to the College Application Process: Important Tips You Need to Know Now

Presented by Tammy Pulse (CISD Counselor) and Shane Bybee ( Bybee College Prep owner)

October 2019

Navigating the 2020-2021 CISD Academic Planning Guide

January 2020

Questions:

Please contact one of the SAGT Parent Programs Chairs: Email: SAGTparentprograms@gmail.com

  • SAGT brings nationally recognized speakers to Southlake to speak on issues impacting GT children. Previous speakers include: ​

- Ian Byrd

- Lisa Van Gemert

- Dr. Patricia Gatto-Walden

- Dr. Carolyn Coil

- Dr. Birtie Kingore

- Julie Lythcott-Haims

- Dr. Michael Sayler

- Barbara Cofer: "Being the Best Advocate for your K-6 GT Student"

- "The Doc" Smitty

- Todd Kettler, PhD "Stress and the Gifted Student"

- Dr. Laila Sanguras, Author "Raising Children with Grit"

  • Exclusive members-only "Brown Bag" Q&A sessions on a variety of topics

  • Every Spring SAGT hosts our "Roadmap to your Child's Success" presentation where parents learn from CISD administrators how to navigate the maze of accelerated, AP and GT programs