august 13 - colleges that change lives event

Colleges that change lives hosts college fair in dallas! 

founded on a philosophy of building the knowledge, character and values of young people by introducing them to a personalized and transformative collegiate experience, "Colleges that change lives" is dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.  CTCL is a  501(c)(3) and is regarded as a leading advocate on the subject of higher education access and college choice. 

what: college fair and information session on developing your college search

when: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 3:00 PM

Where: Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
The Grand Ballroom
14901 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75254

The program begins promptly at 3:00 PM with a 30-minute information session. college fair follows immediately afterwards, lasting approximately 1.5 hours. This program is offered to the public free of charge. No pre-registration is required.



July 11th - AMAZON PRIME DAY !!

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the ALPS Legislative Lunch & Learn

If you missed the Legislative Lunch & Learn presentation or

want a copy of the presentation... it is now available!

Click here >> presentation

click here >> your legislators contact page

Important Legislative Message Regarding Senate Bill 2145

On Tuesday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m., Chairman Larry Taylor and the members of the Senate Education Committee held a hearing to discuss Senate Bill 2145 (relating to the public school finance system). 

This proposed bill seeks to REPEAL the Gifted and Talented Student Allotment.

Karen Green, our passionate MISD G/T Leader

presented a highly informative Lunch & Learn session on Jan.27th  

Karen wishes to share  her resources! 



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Texas association for the gifted & talented (tagt)

Announces the 2016 Innovation in Gifted Award Recipients

**WINNER** Alpha Digital Learning Commons

McKinney ISD Alpha - ALPS

** Award presented December 1, 2016. McKinney ISD ALPHA- ALPS to receive a $5,000 financial award to support continued operation, expansion or development of innovation**
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