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.

Monday, December 8, 2014

SENG Lunch Discussion Group for Parents of Gifted Students

The objective of the series of sessions is to establish an environment in which parents of GT students can receive support, guidance, and information through discussion with other parents and trained facilitators.  This will serve as an opportunity to nurture the self-concept and emotional development of GT children and their families.

This event is available to parents of gifted children enrolled in an Austin ISD school.

Seats are limited!  There is only room for 40 parents to participate in this group. Registration is available through Eventbrite with the registration links below.

Topics, Dates, and Registration
Participants may choose to attend one or more sessions.
All sessions will be held at Baker Center, Austin ISD, 3908 Avenue B., Austin, TX 78751
from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Participants may bring a sack lunch.

Monday, January 26, 2015
Topics: The Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Monday, February 9, 2015
Topics: Perfectionism, Sensitivity, and Stress

Monday, February 23
Topics: Motivation, Enthusiasm, and Underachievement

Monday, March 9, 2015
Topics: Family and Peer Relationships

Contact Debi Torres, Austin ISD Gifted Education Coordinator, 
with questions at or 512-414-0155.