Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Scholarship Opportunity. Click here for more information!
 The 2019 TAGT scholarship applications will be accepted until February 22, 2019. 


Click here for the nomination and parent checklist.

WHAT ARE SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF A GIFTED STUDENT?

  • advanced/extensive vocabulary 
  • work advanced beyond the grade level/age 
  • extremely inquisitive, 
  • asks many questions, 
  • often challenging, provoking and/or demanding 
  • in-depth understanding of complex concepts 
  • persistence is evident in areas of interest 
  • high level of curiosity, energy, enthusiasm and vigor for new ideas 
  • advanced reasoning 
  • feels keenly about own ideas and solutions to problems, and often expresses them regardless of what others may think 
  • likes to examine new possibilities for problems/solutions, rather than fitting within a structure 
  • especially original imagination 
  • initiates projects and often prefers to work alone 
  • keenly observant 
  • keen sense of humor 
For more information about the AISD GATE Program, please visit https://www.austinisd.org/advancedacademics, review the Google Presentation below, or contact the campus gifted and talented campus advocates: Jackie Chedsey or Joan Hamelwright.


Gifted and Talented Information