Region 6 ESC Advanced Academics State Services will provide a variety of activities to enable districts to identify and serve gifted students, K-12. Technical assistance will be provided to districts by phone or through print media concerning current legislation, programming guidelines from TEA, and issues related to identification, services, and evaluation of GT programs. Staff Development will include two region-wide trainings per year, to include information and training related to Advanced Placement services and administrator/counselor trainings. District personnel may request resource support for concerns about legislation, exemplary practices, etc. Communication about Advanced Academic topics, laws, research, professional development workshop schedules, and conferences will be facilitated through GT coordinator meetings, and the A2S website on the Region 6 ESC web page.
Additional Services for districts not in the A2S Contracted Services:
- State required 30 hour training and 6 hour update for teachers, and 6 hour administrator training: $150 per participant per day or administrator 6 hour training
- GT Institute (5 days) on-site for 35 teachers: $7,500; each additional person: $35
- On-site 6 hour training: $2,500 per day for up to 35 teachers
Contact: Mark Brady, firstname.lastname@example.org