Gifted Talented Education Resources

Welcome to the Gifted/Talented Education Resources page pertaining to the implementation of the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students.

G/T Tuesdays 2021-2022

Registration Links:

Morning Edition will occur on the first Tuesday of the month.

Afternoon Edition will occur on the third Tuesday of the month.

Topics for the Year: 87th Legislative Updates, Evaluating Resources for G/T Education, TPSP Virtual Options, Family/Community Meetings, Middle School Services, High School Services, Policy to Practice – Exit, Furlough, Reassessment and Transfers, Equity in G/T Education, and Serving All Populations.

New for this year, participants will have the opportunity to sign-up to share best practices, strategies, and documents at one or more G/T Tuesdays in advance. If you’re interested in sharing out, please click here to select a topic and meeting date.

G/T Tuesdays 2021-2022

Family and Community Involvement October 19, 2021

Presentation

Evaluating for Resources for G/T Programs October 5, 2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat 

Legislative & G/T Updates  September 21, 2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat 

G/T Tuesdays 2020 - 2021

End of Year Review and Question & Answer

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat 

A Year Review

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

Professional Learning 

Presentation

Video 

Zoom Chat  (Coming soon)

Texas Home Learning - CRIMSI - Carnegie Learning 5/4/2021

Presentation

Video 

Chat Log

Communicating About Your G/T Program 4/20/2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

Using Data to Drive Evaluation 4/6/2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

State Data and Estimated Funding 3/16/2021

Presentation

Video

TPSP, Project Pals and United ISD G/T Program 3/2/2021

Presentation

Video

Gifted/Talented Education - Performance Standards 2/22/2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

Secondary Program Options 1/19/2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

Instructional Groupings 1/5/2021

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

Question and Answer with Monica 12/8/2020

Presentation

Video

Zoom Chat

G/T Tuesdays Implementation Series

Topic: Fidelity of Services: Use of Funds, Comprehensive Manuals, Plan of Action

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eOn_P5opZU&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Resources and Links from Chat Log

To the Administrator Addressed correspondence pertaining to HB 3:

https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/correspondence/taa-letters/house-bill-3-hb-3-implementation

House Bill 3 (HB 3) Fact Sheet for Administration (PDF)

Relative Difference in Composition Index

https://ideadata-admin.s3.amazonaws.com/docs/IDC_TA_Guide_508-Compliant-052814.pdf

Dr. Donna Ford’s formula for equity calculation found here: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1137997.pdf

Budget Template:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1k4JTJcpbXwsdIUhoVQ2Wjgu_F-F1w54KDgkARhLEyDc/edit?usp=sharing

Links to internal district manuals will be provided upon request only.  Send your request to GTED@tea.texas.gov.  

Topic: Fidelity of Services: Program Evaluation and Standards

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edwfNsfKM4I&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log

Topic: Talking about Your Gifted/Talented Program Services

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T5Vv8PeXco&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Student Assessment Policies

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhEvbbsbRIY&feature=youtu.be

ZOOM Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Initial Identification

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bzbpx_XZRYs&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

 

 

Topic: Kindergarten Identification

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwR8nacPIu0&feature=youtu.be

Topic: Selection Committee & On-Going Services

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKKNgT3_2pk&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Meeting the G/T Needs through Curriculum

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRMJwyCG2ro&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Progress Monitoring and Equitable Services - During At-Home Services

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZgZ7STx9jA&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Small and Rural Schools G/T Program Services

Presentation (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab2iCt8Z3PY&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Topic: Virtual TPSP Showcase Supporting Students at Home

Presentation (PDF)

Texas Performance Standards Project videos - TPSP Rubrics is the second video. 

TPSP Student Registration Form (PDF)

TPSP Review Panelist Registration Form (PDF)

Recording Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7yImMo_EkY&feature=youtu.be

Zoom Chat Log (PDF)

Contact Information

Monica Brewer, Statewide Coordinator, Gifted/Talented Education
monica.brewer@tea.texas.gov
Texas Education Agency 
1701 North Congress Avenue 
Austin, Texas 78701-1401 

Special Populations Division
gted@tea.texas.gov
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
512-463-9414