Advanced Academic Services is part of the Austin Independent School District. This blog provides information, activities, and events regarding advanced academics and high ability children and teens. Smart without compromise. Potential without limits.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

TAGT Hosts Mini-Parent Conference, Round Rock, February 15th

The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) offers Mini-Parent Conferences throughout the state to bring exceptional information on gifted education to parents. TAGT will hold a conference in Round Rock at Walsh Middle School on Saturday, February 15.

Breakout sessions will focus on parenting strategies, meeting the social and emotional needs of gifted youth, educational enrichment and other relevant topics. Information will also be avail­able on applying for TAGT Summer Program Scholarships. Representatives from camps for all ages will be present.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Walsh Middle School
3850 Walsh Ranch Boulevard
Round Rock, TX 78681

Keynote Speaker:  Lisa Van Gemert, American Mensa: "The Five-Headed Dragon: Threats to Giftedness"

$29 Parent Conference Registration
$49 Parent Conference Registration with Additional Registrant
$10 Child Registration (cost per child)

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities while parents attend sessions. Pre-registration is required. Only children in Kindergarten - 5th grade will be accepted.

Pre-Registration will close on February 12, 2014 but on-site registrations for the conference are welcomed.

For more information, or to register, visit