Celebrating Gifted

December 2021

GT Family Series - Lights, Camera, Create!

The GT Family Series is back to provide your child a platform to publish a documentary on a historical figure, create a fresh and fun TV commercial, create a soapbox cart out of recyclable materials, or build a rainforest observation tower out of recyclable materials!

Registration is open from December 1 through December 10, and the video submission deadline is January 14. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

For more detailed information, including submission directions, please see the attached flyer in the newsletter and/or go to the GT FAMILY SERIES WEB PAGE.

PACE (Fort Bend Association of Parents for Academic Excellence) Lunch and Learn Event

Topic: 5 Essentials of Parenting Gifted Kids by Dr. Lynette Breedlove, Ph.D.

When: Friday, December 10th, 2021 - Noon - 1:00 pm

Where: Online Zoom Session (Zoom link for the event will be sent 24 hours before the session, to only the registered participants.)

This event is open to only 100 preregistered participants. REGISTER HERE

Please see the attached flyer for more details about this event, or visit the PACE Website.


The Parent Symposium 2022 is in the works! Please save FEBRUARY 23, 24, AND 26, 2022 in your calendar! Go to the Parent Symposium Web Page to see last year's topics and get excited for February 2022!

GT Mentorship Information Meetings - Current GT-Identified Juniors

All GT-identified juniors in the district will have an opportunity to attend a GT Mentorship information meeting on their campus during the school day. Parents will also have an opportunity to learn about GT Mentorship during two designated parent meetings. Please click here to view the full schedule.


Students should be continuing their work and adherence to the Project Due Date form created during teacher-student conferences.

Please visit the TPSP in FBISD web page for additional information on the TPSP.

GT Learning Plan

There has been an update to the GTLP Progress Report timeline. GTLP Progress updates will be available on December 10, 2021. Please check your child's GT Learning Plan in Skyward to view their progress update.

Please visit the GT Learning Plan web page for additional information on the GTLPs.

GT PAC Information

The GT PAC committee held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. GT PAC members received information about connecting with their campus Champion of Gifted Services (COGS), GT Family Series Winter Challenge, and the work of the FBISD GT Implementation Team Work Streams. In addition, GT PAC members worked in the GT Parent Symposium Committee, Parent Engagement Committee, or GT Family Resources Committee. The focus of these subcommittees includes finalizing dates for the GT Parent Symposium, establishing relationships with the school community, and researching 2E resources for “Twice Exceptional” students, respectively.

We are currently recruiting GT PAC members for campuses without representation. The campuses with full representation are Clements HS, Commonwealth ES, Cornerstone ES, Madden ES, Malala ES, Palmer ES, Quail Valley MS, Settlers Way ES, Sullivan ES, Walker Station ES, and Willowridge HS. If your campus is not listed please consider completing the PAC Interest Form if you would like to join the GT PAC.

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