• Please use the links below to access helpful links for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. 

    GT Referral & Service Plan Overview - This is the presentation used in our Back to School informational video. It gives general information about some characteristics of GT students and how to refer them for testing as well as an overview of the GT service plan at all grade levels. To refer your student for GT testing, complete this form.

    GT Information Night Slide Deck - This is the presentation used at our GT/A Informational night after the fall (2nd-8th) round of testing. This information is for the parents of newly qualified GT and Advanced students. There is an Informational presentation released in August (see above, same night as Elementary Meet the Teacher) pertaining to the identification of potential GT and advanced students. 

    Summer Enrichment Camps - also known as STEAM camps in FISD, we offer a wide array of specialized camps for all age levels hosted by our very own expert teachers. 

    GT/Advanced Transfer Process - Joining the #ForneyFamily or bidding us adieu? Check out this informational slide deck for details on what to expect and what needs to be done to ensure a smooth transition.

    GT/Advanced Committee - Group of parents, teachers, administrators, and community members who are passionate about advanced academics and GT education and work together to improve Forney ISD's service plans. All are welcome! Check out the meeting page for dates and times.

    Facebook - get the most up-to-date information and see all the happenings in FISD GT/A. 

    College Board - Very detailed website for all things related to Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

    TAGT - Texas Association for Gifted & Talented, state-level advocacy group, vast resources for working with GT students

    Renzulli Center for Creativity - Sponsored by UConn, this website lists resources to help you learn more about your gifted child

    SENG - website dedicated to supporting the emotional needs of the gifted. 

    Gifted Guru - website for parents by the parent of a profoundly gifted child

    *find a broken link? Email Mel Harlan