An Evening with KISD Superintendent
All parents of KISD GT-identified students are invited to meet with Dr. Hindt on January 10! Click here for details.
Dr. Lourdes Valdes
Dr. Lourdes Valdes will be speaking about Anxiety and Stress in Gifted Children: Recognizing and Managing It on October 18. Click here for details and registration.
This presentation is free for KPGT members, $10 for non members. If you haven't renewed your membership for 2016-2017, you can join now online.
2016-17 KPGT Scholarship Award
Application and information for the annual KPGT Scholarship Award is available here.
Lisa Van Gemert
Do you worry that virtual reality is becoming your child’s reality? Lisa Van Gemert returns for a free speaker event to help parents manage today's digital world. Click here for full details.
Does your student have difficulty managing all of their homework, study time and extracurricular activities? Download this helpful document with 12 steps towards being an organized student.
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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