Deadline Extended! Nominations now due Friday, May 24.
TAGT recognizes outstanding service and support of gifted and talented education in Texas and is currently seeking nominations for 2013 TAGT Area and State Awards in five categories: Teacher of the Gifted, Rising Star Teacher of the Gifted, Administrator of the Gifted,
Advocate for the Gifted and Parent of the Gifted. Don’t miss this opportunity to have outstanding service in your district or school highlighted by the largest state G/T organization in the nation. Award nominations are being accepted until May 24. Nominees are not required to be members of TAGT; we simply want to recognize outstanding work being done on behalf of the gifted community.
TAGT Area Awards
The following awards are presented in recognition of service, contribution and commitment to gifted education:
- TAGT Teacher of the Gifted Award
- TAGT Parent of the Gifted Award
- TAGT Advocate for the Gifted Award
- TAGT Administrator of the Gifted Award
- TAGT Rising Star Teacher of the Gifted Award
TAGT Awards Night
TAGT will recognize State and Area Award recipients on Thursday, December 5 at the 2013 TAGT Annual Conference.
TAGT State Awards
Members of the TAGT Membership and Parent Involvement Committee will review the nomination materials of all Area Award winners. From that pool, the TAGT State Award Winners are selected in all five categories.
All State Award winners are honored at the TAGT Annual Conference. They receive a plaque, a two-day complementary registration and two nights of hotel accommodations. The TAGT Teacher of the Gifted receives a $1,000 award from the Association. The TAGT Parent of the Gifted, Advocate of the Gifted and Rising Star Teacher of the Gifted each receive a lifetime membership to TAGT, valued at $500. The TAGT/TAMS Administrator of the Gifted receives an award determined by the sponsor, the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.
TAGT Friend of the Gifted Award
The TAGT Friend of the Gifted Award is a special award given to an individual who has shown great support for gifted education. Presented only twice since its inception, the award is given at the discretion of the TAGT Board President. Winners have demonstrated commitment to gifted education as evidenced by the truly exceptional gifted programs and services they provide.