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The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Association for the Gifted and Talented is an independent, voluntary organization of parents, educators and friends of the gifted. Our organization was established in 1978 and continues today providing resources for parents and advocating for students.

Our Mission

The mission of the C-FB AGT is to advocate for the needs of the gifted and to ensure that all gifted and talented students in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District receive appropriate educational opportunities. 

Support C-FB AGT's work for our educators & families.

Make a one-time donation here!

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Upcoming Events

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Sips & Science

FREE lecture series. 

Presented by the Center for Brain Health @ UTD.

Click HERE for more information.

Parent Conference

Save the date! Baylor's virtual conference for parents of gifted and talented students will be held on April 17.

 

Keynote: What Parents Should Know About Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners presented by Dr. Michael Matthews.

Time: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Cost: $45/person

 

Breakout topics include:

  • Texas GT Requirements: What Must Public Schools Do?  How Can Families Support Compliance?

  • Don’t Be Fooled! Debunking Myths About Gifted Kids

  • Legislative Advocacy

  • Creative at Home: 5 Ways to Build Creative Thinkers

  • School Board Trustee Panel

  • What Can We Learn From "Above-Level" Achievement Tests?

 

Some needs-based scholarships are available. If you are interested in a group discount for 5 or more parents on one registration, please e-mail gifted@baylor.edu for information.

 

Click HERE for more information and to register. Deadline to register is April 16.

Through April 17, 2021

GEFN Cardboard Challenge

FREE!

Sponsored by NuMinds Enrichment

Do you have or know a student who loves problem-solving and creative thinking? Do you know a “maker” in search of a unique challenge? Register your student(s) for a free, virtual, asynchronous challenge culminating in a live showcase event for students on Saturday, April 17, during the annual GT Parent Conference!

For more information and to register, click HERE.

Check out CFB Parent Education committee’s newest series of videos for parents of young children.

Spanish

  1. ¿Sabe que le ayuda a mejorar el éxito escolar a su hijo, lo entretiene, divierte y fortalece el lazo que usted tiene con su niño? amar los libros. Lo invitamos a mirar este video corto sobre cómo puede leer en voz alta con los niños pequeños para ayudarles con la lectura. Link: https://youtu.be/QhTwvyoRr60?

  2. Padres, es importante ayudar a nuestros niños a desarrollar el amor por la lectura desde que son pequeños, incluso antes de que puedan leer. Lo invitamos a ver este video corto sobre cómo seleccionar libros para niños pequeños. Link: https://youtu.be/oLa24kJUq2A

  3. Padres, sabemos que usted tiene una vida muy ocupada y poco tiempo disponible, asi que le vamos a dar unos consejos de cómo ayudar a sus hijos con habilidades de lenguaje y lectura mientras juegan en el carro. Link: https://youtu.be/wRUVZ9E042A

English

  1. Parents, do you know what will improve you child's success in school, delight, entertain and strengthen the bonds with your child? this magic thing is reading out loud. We invite you to watch this short video about Reading Aloud with Young Children.? Link: https://youtu.be/7dHxTfX1HKQ

  2. Parents, it is important to help your child develop a love of reading starting when they are young. We invite you to watch this short video about Book Selection for Young Children. Link: https://youtu.be/HPgKTgr39jw

  3. Parents, we know your life is busy and time is tight, so here are some tips on how to reinforce reading skills while playing games with your children in the car. Link: https://youtu.be/Z4w66qrHd40

Dear Gifted Parent Leaders,

 

Gifted Education Family Network is looking into supporting Parents especially through this challenging times by facilitating virtual parent support groups. We would love parent input to help inform our parent support group programming. 

  

Virtual Parent Support Group         

Express your interest and ideas in our survey 


Are you looking for a safe place to exchange, share, learn, and support each other in our parenting journey throughout Texas? We’d like to find out what resources and information would help Texas gifted families. Fill out our survey if you would like to express your interest or share ideas.

GT in the time of COVID-19

How do GT students react or cope during a time of crisis?  What resources exist for parents to meet GT needs during this time, after basic survival and safety needs are met? Includes the following resources:

  • Texas COVID information

  • Opportunities to help others

  • Online learning for acceleration and flexible pacing

  • Enrichment

  • Basic needs

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Click HERE for more info

AGT Membership 2020/21

Join FREE by July 31, 2021

Membership is now free for the membership year ending July 31, 2021. Join now to become a member through this period. GT families interested in taking advantage of this offer can register as new or returning members on the Join Now! page of our website.

Please be sure to submit membership details by July 31st.

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