Region 6 Education Service Center

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Advanced Academic Services (GT)

Advanced Academic Services (GT)

The Advanced Academic Services will provide a variety of activities to enable districts to identify and serve gifted students, K-12.  Services include both technical assistance and professional development activities.  
 
Technical assistance can be provide on-site, via phone, email, DL, or webinars.  The types of technical assistance provided but are not limited to are:  assistance with program needs assessments, long-range planning and development of the District GT Plan, effective teaching practices, resources and instructional materials, TEA updates/information dissemination, and student assessments and identification process.
 
Professional development is provided face-to-face and on-line.  Face-to-face trainings are provided at districts sites and at the ESC Professional Development Center in Huntsville.  Topics may include but are not limited to:  the 30 hour institute for teacher prior to teaching GT students, 6 hour administrator/counselor training, and the yearly 6 hour update for teacher in special topics in teaching the GT student.
 
Please let us know how we can help you with your GT program.
 
Program Contact: 
Sharon Brown
936.435.8232