G/T Resources and Links

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Performance Standards Project for Gifted/Talented Students
The Performance Standards Pilot represents an initial effort to develop statewide standards and an accompanying assessment system that will capture the high levels of achievement exhibited by gifted and talented students in Texas. In addition to providing summative information on an individual student's learning, the results of this assessment may be used to improve a campus's or district's efforts to serve gifted and talented students.

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Division of Advanced Academics Services
This link will provide information resources for areas such as:

  • G/T Administrative Codes
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Credit by Exam
  • AP/IB Programs
  • G/T State Plan

G/T Teacher Toolkit
The G/T Teacher Toolkit is meant for teachers of gifted students who want to ensure that their students undertake professional research and develop high quality products in concordance with the State Goal for Services for Gifted Students.

G/T Teacher Toolkit II
This updated Toolkit has resources that are more specific to getting the most out of your Gifted Students that are currently in Pre AP/AP/and IB Courses.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT)
TAGT mission is to promote awareness of the unique social, emotional, and intellectual needs of gifted and talented students and to impact the development of appropriate services to meet these needs.

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
The National Research Center promotes high expectations, rigorous standards, and greater engagement with subject matter that should be an integral part of every school’s overall program. The research performed by the organization focuses on developing gifts and talents in young people (of all backgrounds) based on a broad array of both traditional and emerging indicators of potential for high performance.

Rolando Ruvalcaba
Educational Specialist, Advanced Academics
(210) 370-5398
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