The Houston Area Cooperative on the Gifted and Talented and the Southeast Cooperative for Gifted and Talented will present their free Summer Program Expo on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Deer Park Education Support Center, 2800 Texas Ave. in Deer Park.
For the third year, La Porte ISD is participating in this collaborative. The expo is a free opportunity for parents of gifted and high achieving students to learn more about summer opportunities for their children.
There will also be sessions on applying for a Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) scholarship. Scholarships are a maximum of $400 for summer programs. Representatives from camps for all ages will be present. Many offerings are for middle and high school students.
Food will be available for purchase at the event.
Prior to the expo, TAGT will partner with the Deer Park ISD, the Houston Area Cooperative on the Gifted and Talented, and the Southeast Cooperative for Gifted and Talented to offer a mini-conference featuring Dr. Richard Olenchak from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $29 per person, or $49 per couple. No child care will be provided. This conference is for adults to learn more about parenting gifted children.
For more information and to register for the mini-conference, please visit http://txgifted.org/parent-conference.