Leadership Conference

The Leadership Conference is a 2-day annual event for administrators, coordinators and specialists, focusing on best practices and promising programs. The conference is attended by approximately 250 leaders in gifted education. For more information call 512.499.8248.

2017 TAGT Leadership Conference
April 9-11 
Omni Houston Hotel

Registrant Type  Cost Through March 21 Cost After March 21
Member $215 $250
Non-Member $315 $350

Hotel Reservations
Hotel Reservation Deadline: March 21 


Call for Proposals

Attendee Snapshot
Who attends Leadership Conference?

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

 What topics were of most value in 2016?

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

What topics did attendees want/need more of?

  • Program design for small districts/staffs
  • Advocating for G/T at campus/district level
  • Identification and assessment


  • November 18: Call for Proposals Closes
  • November/December: Committee Review
  • January 20: Presenters notified via email

If you have questions about presentation proposals, please contact Paulina van Eeden Hill, Director of Events and Professional Development, at paulina@txgifted.org or 512.499.8248.