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San Benito Consolidated Independent School District

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240 N. Crockett St., San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: 956-361-6100

Gifted & Talented

 Campus   Coordinator Email Phone
 Central Office
G/T District Director
Dilia Cornett 956-361-6252
San Benito High School Amy Rodriguez 956-361-6500
 Veterans Memorial Academy Ilsa Orta 956-276-5454
 Berta Cabaza Middle School Nora J. Cortez 956-361-6600
 Miller Jordan Middle School  Elizabeth Bojorquez 956-361-6650
 Riverside Middle School Elma Nuñez 956-361-6940
GT Handbook 2018-2019
Nomination Information
The Gifted and Talented characteristics listed below may help you decide if nomination of a particular child is appropriate.
  1. Problem-Solving Ability: Quick to see solutions and possibilities
  2. Curiosity: Exhibits unusual and sustained interest in the unknown or unfamiliar
  3. Sensitivity: Feels deeply for others; often sensitive to criticism
  4. Originality: Thinks of unique ways to express ideas
  5. Persistence: Shows strong determination, will; stubbornness
  6. Energy: Works or plays in areas of interest for long periods without tiring
  7. Enthusiasm: Enjoys challenge. Thrives on Complexity
Staff Development & Training Opportunities
GT Professional Development for 2018-2019 School Year
6 Hour and 30 Hour professional development sessions will be available online through the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, (TAGT), and the sessions will be open to all professional staff.
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