Annual Meeting/Board Election and Speaker
The KPGT Annual Meeting will be held at 7pm on May 14, 2017 in room 1200 of the ESC. Dr. Lourdes Valdés will be speaking about Sleep Hygiene and the Gifted Child immediately following KPGT Board Elections. (Educational Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium Dr. Map)
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.
Camp Invention 2018
For elementary GT students: FAST FORWARD to the ALL NEW 2018 Camp Invention program, where children are presented with fun, hands-on activities that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship and curiosity.
Invention Project 2018
For Junior High GT students: learn about teamwork, inventing and entrepreneurship in this exciting opportunity!
Support KPGT when shopping on Amazon.com
Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0235118 and Amazon donates to Katy Parents Of Gifted & Talented Students Inc.
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
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.
An Evening With the Superintendent
Parents of GT-identified students in Katy ISD are invited to spend an evening with Dr. Hindt. Click here for full details.
Attention Amazon.com Shoppers!
Support KPGT while shopping on Amazon! When customers shop on Amazon using this link, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to KPGT at no cost to you!
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.
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."
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