TAGT Event Snapshot

Education & Events
Highly regarded in the G/T community, TAGT offers exceptional educational opportunities. Receive valuable information and guidance by attending conferences and events designed to meet the various needs of members. Online training is available through TAGT On Demand.

Gifted Plus Conference: Serving the Underserved
June 22–24, 2017
Eilan Hotel, San Antonio

The TAGT Gifted Plus Conference: Serving the Underserved is geared towards the educators who work tirelessly to ensure equitable access for all gifted students. Sessions will focus on at least one of the four main tracks:
  • Twice Exceptional (learning disabilities)
  • Underserved Populations (low SES, minorities)
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Additional Qualifiers: Girls, LGBTQ, etc.
Attendee Overview 
  • District-Level G/T and Special Ed Administrators
  • Counselors
  • Campus Administrators
  • Special Populations Coordinators
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Leaders


giftED17 Annual Conference
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2017
Houston | George R. Brown Convention Center | Hotel: Hilton Americas

Attendee Overview
The TAGT Annual Conference audience is diverse and made up of all layers of the gifted community.

  • 75% Classroom Teachers/GT Specialists
  • 15% District Administrators
  • 10% Campus Administrators, University Staff, Parents

Most Popular Topics in 2016

  • Technology in the classroom
  • Creativity
  • Differentiation
  • Mindsets
  • Serving underrepresented populations
  • Project based learning
  • Genius hour

Future Conference Dates
Nov. 28 – Nov. 30,  2018  
TAGT 2018 Annual Conference
Fort Worth | Fort Worth Convention Center
Hotels: Omni Fort Worth and Sheraton Fort Worth

Leadership Conference
A two-day annual event for administrators, coordinators and specialists, focusing on best practices and promising programs.  

 Attendee Overview

  • 50% District-Level Administrator (Advanced Academic Coordinator, G/T Coordinator, etc)
  • 35% Campus-Level G/T Specialist
  • 15% Classroom Teacher, Consultant, Other

Most Popular Topics in 2016

  • G/T program design
  • Independent projects
  • Acceleration
  • Professional development program solutions/management
  • Differentiation
  • Assessment

Future Conference Dates
TBD: The Leadership Conference takes place in the spring, typically in April
Family Nights
TAGT created the “Family Night” experience to provide parents of gifted children with valuable information and resources, while concurrently engaging gifted youth with enrichment opportunities. Through partnerships with parent groups and school districts, TAGT seeks to deliver meaningful programming that empowers families to develop next-level skills and techniques crucial for development and success. 

Future Family Night Dates/Locations