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.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Submit Nominations for Austin ISD's Gifted and Talented Program - 1/12-30/2015

Parents and Guardians may submit nominations for Austin ISD's Gifted and Talented Program 

January 12-30, 2015

The Austin Independent School District’s Department of Advanced Academic Services is pleased to announce that nominations for gifted and talented services in grades K-12 are being accepted during January.
El Departamento de Servicios Académicos Avanzados del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin (AISD) se complace en anunciar que se están aceptando nominaciones de estudiantes de primaria (los grados K-12) para el Programa de Dotados y Talentosos (GT) y se aceptarán durante enero.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Austin ISD GT Student and Parent Event - 01/31/2015

GT Elementary Student Game Day
& Parent Networking Event

Día de juegos para estudiantes de Primaria Dotados y Talentosos (GT) y Sesión para padres

Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Baker Center Cafeteria
3908 Avenue B
Austin, TX 78751

Kids, bring your favorite board game or card game
and join other GT students in having some fun!

(Los niños, llevar su favorito juego de mesa o juego de cartas y unirse a otros GT estudiantes para divertirse!)

Parents, spend time networking with other GT parents.  If you can, bring your laptop or tablet so you can explore Austin ISD GT resources.

(Los padres, pasar tiempo con otros GT padres. Si se puede, llevar su equipo portátil para que usted pueda explorar GT recursos de Austin ISD.)

Free event. 
(Entrada gratis.)

Open to the first 75 students who register 
(Abierto a los primeros 75 estudiantes que se inscriban)


Monday, January 5, 2015

Austin ISD GT Parent Lunch Discussion Groups

These sessions provide parents of GT students with support, guidance, and information through discussion with other parents and trained facilitators. Seats are limited!  Please register for each session you are interested in attending using the link below. Participants may bring a sack lunch.

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

Baker Center, Austin ISD
3908 Avenue B
Austin, TX 78751
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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

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

Monday, February 23, 2015
Motivation, Enthusiasm, and Underachievement

Monday, March 9, 2015
Family and Peer Relationships