TAGT would like to thank the following Corporate Partners for their significant financial support for TAGT, our mission and our work.
The Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) partners with corporations who identify with our vision and wish to align themselves with an organization committed to meeting the specific needs of gifted and talented individuals. These businesses demonstrate a commitment to the TAGT mission by financially supporting association activities.
2012-2013 TAGT Corporate Partners:
Knowsys Educational Services
Knowsys Educational Services offers standardized exam prep curriculum and courses for the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and 7th Grade TIP SAT; a College Readiness Program and curriculum for middle and high schools; a Vocabulary Builder Program for ELA classes (Grades 6-12); a Skill Builder Math Program for grades 5-12; classroom management professional development; as well as private tutoring and graduate exam prep for the GRE, GMAT and LSAT.
Pearson assessments have set the standard for over 80 years, delivering rich and reliable data that leads to success in schools, guiding teachers and learning toward high academic standards, supporting research-based instructional practices and measuring the spectrum of critical skills and knowledge to compete in the world today.
Riverside Publishing is a leading publisher of superior educational, cognitive, and developmental assessment products in the United States, serving the K–12 educational and general clinical assessment markets with print and digital assessment tools. As the publisher of some of the country’s most widely respected and enduring assessment tools including The Iowa Tests®, the Woodcock-Johnson® family of products, and the Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests® (GMRT®), Riverside offers a broad history of excellence and experience. Most recently, Riverside has been at the forefront of advancements in student assessment—from electronic scanners to interactive online results—with DataDirectorTM and the Edusoft® Assessment Management System. Established as a wholly owned subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 1979, Riverside is also a charter member of the Association of Test Publishers.
Summer Institute for the Gifted
Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG), a program of the National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT), where we put our beliefs into practice for students from 4-17 years old. We offer residential summer programs, day, and commuter programs as well as SIG Beyond: Saturday, Afterschool and Online programs.
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science
The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science. While living in McConnell Hall, students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework at the University of North Texas (UNT). Instruction is by regular university faculty. There are no high school courses taught, but students enjoy many of the activities of high school and the company of age mates who are intellectual peers.