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Gifted Matters – September 2018

September 14, 2018


Welcome to the September 2018 edition of Gifted Matters, the newsletter for CGA members.  This edition is sent to our entire mailing list, as one of the biggest events going on right now is our Fall Membership Drive.  Future editions will only be sent to our CGA members, so see below about how to join today! 


Coppell Gifted Association offers both Family (Parent) Memberships and Educator Memberships.  For details on each, and how to join or renew yours please visit:

2018-2019 Family Memberships

2018-2019 Educator Memberships

Our Early Bird pricing ends on September 25th, so act quickly to join at a reduced rate!  Remember that in addition to our newsletter, member benefits include priority notification and sign up for our events, and discounts on our summer MOSAIC Camps!


For details about the upcoming Elementary GT Curriculum Nights, click here.  

These events are meant for elementary parents of currently identified GT students.  Both evenings will be the same presentation, so you only need to attend one.




Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Coppell Middle School West Community Room
(entrance and parking on back side of building – northeast corner)

Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.

Presented by Deana Dynis, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, Coppell ISD

We invite you to come hear Deana Dynis, CISD’s Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, discuss the latest updates in CISD’s Gifted and Advanced Academic programs as we begin the 2018-2019 school year. The GT and Advanced Academic opportunities from K-12 will be touched on during this presentation. Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear this presentation!



We are looking for those interested in being a campus representative for CGA! If you’d be willing to help with sharing CGA info to your campus, and feedback from your campus with CGA and the district, please let us know! This is a great way for you to be “in the know” about district news regarding GT (gifted) and Advanced Academics. If you’d be interested in being further involved, we also have some board positions available.
If would like to learn more, or if you’re interested, please e-mail


CGA is offering scholarship opportunities for attendance at the TAGT Annual Conference being held in Fort Worth, TX from November 28 – November 30, 2018.

The 2018 TAGT Annual Conference will join together educators and parents who share a passion for gifted education. TAGT is an approved provider of CE credit for educators, counselors, psychologists and school board members.

Parents, please feel free to forward this to your teachers ~ By enriching and supporting our amazing educators and administrators, we improve the educational experiences for everyone.

Application Link

Note:   Application is for both Educators and Administrators
(Administrators please complete page 1 only)

Please note scholarship qualifications detailed on application

DEADLINE to apply is Wednesday, October 10, 2018

We hope that you will enjoy the information included in this newsletter and find it useful. We’d love to have your feedback on how we are doing, and what you’d like to read about in the future. Email us, comment on the blog or Facebook, or e-mail us; we’d love to hear from you.



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