Welcome to KPGT!

Mr. Robert Andrews: The Mind of a Champion

Mr. Andrews returns for a session with Junior High Students to cope with the pressure and stress of academic demands so they can live a healthy, balanced life. Click here for full details and registration links.


Challenge Program Curriculum Presentation

Download PowerPoint here.


GT Parenting Workshop Video

If you are a current KPGT member and missed the GT Parenting Workshop, use your member password to watch the video in the Members Only section. Not a member yet? Join now to support GT education in Katy!


Are you passionate about supporting gifted education? We would love to have your help!

Click here to find out more about serving as a Campus Liaison, KPGT Board member, or helping out at special events!


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Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0235118 and Amazon donates to Katy Parents Of Gifted & Talented Students Inc at no cost to you!


Perfectionism Podcasts with Lisa Von Gemert

Lisa Von Gemert (giftedguru.com) has appeared on several great podcasts lately, speaking about perfectionism. Check out her website for links to these free podcasts. Her website also includes many free resources about giftedness.



PACE Class

Professional Advancement through Career Education

Attention Parents of HS Juniors identified GT or have a 3.8+ GPA:

The PACE class is an elective course at Miller Career & Technology Center that carries a 5.0 GPA weight and is limited to high school junior GT students or students with a 3.8+ GPA. If you are a parent of a junior who meets the requirement, please consider this unique internship opportunity for his/her senior year through the PACE program. You can visit the teacher’s webpage for detailed information at

http://staff.katyisd.org/sites/9800559/Pages/PACE.aspx  

Students have a rare opportunity through PACE to intern in any field they want, to gain valuable experience and industry knowledge, and to learn what it means to be a professional.



Volunteering and Children

Volunteering builds character, empathy and selflessness, especially in children and teens . Click here to download a pdf document on how to build a well-rounded student through volunteering.



Curious about Duke TIP?

If your 7th grade student recently received information about the Duke TIP program, here's where to find more info.



KPGT Membership

Become part of a nonprofit support and advocacy group that has served the Katy Independent School District since 1987. A steal at just $20 annually, a family membership has many benefits and supports GT education in Katy ISD.  Join today!


"Dear Teacher, My Gifted Child Is In Your Class"

A touching letter about the challenges gifted students face in the classroom. Read it at Crushing Tall Poppies.


Texas TEKS vs. Common Core

This is a great presentation that really helps explain the difference between the Texas TEKS and Common Core. It explains the history behind it and why there is overlap, and why there is a need for new math standard. It is "Item 6-curriculum Update."

http://katyisdtx.swagit.com/play/03302015-635


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