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.


giftED19 (Annual Conference)
Dec. 4 – 6, 2019
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country


Connecting Minds. Empowering Futures.
Experience the energy of more than 2,000 passionate advocates for gifted education! Through powerful keynotes, informative breakout sessions, and high-energy networking experiences, giftED will empower you to continue to make a difference in the gifted community.

Who participates?
The giftED Conference audience is diverse and made up of all layers of the gifted community.

  • Classroom Teachers/GT Specialists
  • District Administrators
  • Campus Administrators, University Staff, Parents

Popular Topics

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


Future giftED Dates
giftED20 | Dec. 2-4 | Marriott Marquis Houston

giftED21 | Dec. | Hilton Anatole Hotel Dallas



Leadership Conference
March 29-31, 2020
Sugar Land, TX

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

 Who participates?

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

Popular Topics

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


 

Gifted + Equity Conference: Serving the Underserved
June 8-10, 2020
Denton, TX


The TAGT Gifted + Equity 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 exceptionalities)
  • Underserved Populations (low SES, minorities)
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Additional Qualifiers: Girls, LGBTQ, etc.
Who participates?  
  • District-Level G/T and Special Ed Administrators
  • Counselors
  • Campus Administrators
  • Special Populations Coordinators
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Leaders