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Interested in Volunteering with CGA? We Need YOU!

September 14, 2018


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 president@coppellgifted.org.  

 

 

 

Scholarship Opportunity for CISD Educators and Administrators – Fall 2018

September 14, 2018

Are you a CISD educator or administrator interested in gaining additional gifted education training and enrichment?

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).

DEADLINE to apply is Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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! 


JOIN OR RENEW YOUR CGA MEMBERSHIP 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!


ELEMENTARY GT CURRICULUM NIGHTS

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.


CGA SPEAKER SERIES: 

STATE OF GIFTED EDUCATION IN COPPELL ISD 2018

 

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!


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

 

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 president@coppellgifted.org.


EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION NOW OPEN

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.

 

 

CGA Speaker Series: The State of Gifted Education and Advanced Academics in CISD 2018

September 14, 2018

CGA Speaker Series: 

The State of Gifted Education and Advanced Academics in Coppell ISD

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!

 

Gifted Matters – August 2018

August 24, 2018

 

Welcome to the August 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! 


JOIN OR RENEW YOUR CGA MEMBERSHIP 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 23, 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!


ELEMENTARY GT CURRICULUM NIGHTS

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.


SUMMER MOSAIC 2018

 

We had a great time at Summer MOSAIC camp this past summer.  Students were able to select from multiple class choices to learn about things that mattered to them!  Options included Chess, Engineering of Flights, Chopped, Survival of the Fittest, Ceramics, Recycled Jewelry, Special Effects Makeup, Coding and many more!  Enjoy a few photos of the fun:

 

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Summer MOSAIC 2019 planning is already underway.  Mark your calendars for the dates:

June 3-7, 2019  – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

July 22-26, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

MOSAIC is open to rising 4th-8th grades (so summer 2019 MOSAIC will be open to those who will be in 4th-8th grades in the fall of 2019).  Remember that CGA members enjoy early registration options and discounts on tuition.


 

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.

 

 

Elementary GT Curriculum Nights – 2018

August 24, 2018

CGA Educator Memberships – 2018-2019

August 24, 2018
 

Early Bird Discounts Expiring 9/23 – Join or Renew now!

Join or renew your annual CGA membership with a GREAT deal!  CGA is offering a fantastic opportunity to join BOTH active gifted associations, CGA and TAGT.  We are one of a very select parent affiliate groups in Texas that is allowed to offer this opportunity so we hope you’ll take advantage of it.  Please see below for the benefits you’ll receive, and more importantly, by joining both associations, you are providing a bigger, stronger voice for gifted education in Coppell, Texas, and the United States.

Want to know more about the benefits of joining CGA?  Click the “join” tab above.

Membership period: August 15, 2018 – August 14, 2019

Educators, click the following links to register:

EDUCATOR Membership Options Thru 09/23/18 After 09/23/18
Coppell Gifted Association only

  • Free admission to CGA Speaker Series
  • Program and event notices
  • Advance copy of CGA newsletters
  • MOSAIC early registration discounts
  FREE   $20
CGA plus TAGT(Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented)
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

  • Includes discount on registration for Professional Conference: Fort Worth, November 28-30, 2018
  $65   $65

Don’t miss out on this GREAT deal.  Renew online by clicking here.  If you prefer a paper form, you may click here.

If you have questions regarding membership, please contact our Membership Coordinator.