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PACE - Parents for Academic Excellence
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PACE

Welcome to the Fort Bend Association of Parents for Academic Excellence website. We are a parent support and advocacy group in the Missouri City, Sugar Land, and Richmond, Texas area. Our main concern is the appropriate education of all children, with a particular focus on gifted and talented children.


Thank you for visiting PACE (Parents for Academic Excellence) of Fort Bend Independent School District.

Formed in 1990, the purpose of PACE is to:

  • promote and encourage academic excellence in the Fort Bend Independent School District, State of Texas, particularly the education of gifted and talented individuals, by supporting and encouraging new and existing activities significant to their education,
  • provide a forum for the development of awareness of the educational needs of the gifted and talented,
  • serve as an interchange of information on the subject of gifted and talented,
  • develop cooperation with community and professional organizations,
  • provide an organized "voice" for parents, teachers, administrators, school board members and others concerned with the educational, psychological and social needs of the gifted and talented.



Upcoming Events:

2016-Nov-15 - An evening learning session for parents of kids in grades K-12 on Nov. 15.

Date: Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

Place: First Colony Branch Library Large Meeting Room


 


Past Events:
2016-Oct-07  Meeting minutes Link

2016-May-06  Meeting
 minutes Link

2016-Apr-08  Meeting
 minutes Link

2016-Mar-04  Meeting
 minutes Link

2016-Feb-05  Meeting
 minutes Link

2016-Winter Newsletter Link

2015-Fall 
Newsletter Link

2015-Nov-06 Nov 
meeting minutes Link

2013-Oct-14 TAGT Family Night: Wednesday October 14th from 6-8pm at Dulles High School. In conjunction with FBISD and the Texas Association of the Gifted and Talented (TAGT). There will be kid workshops, geared towards grades K-5, and parent sessions.

2015-Oct-02 Oct 
meeting minutes Link

2015-Sep-11 Sep 
meeting minutes Link

2015-Aug-14 - 
PACE GT Students Field Trip to JPMorgan Chase.  

Date: Friday, August 14, 2015

Time: 11am- 2pm

Place: JPMorgan Chase, 1111 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77002

Recap of JPMorgan Chase Event:This summer PACE held an event at JPMorgan Chase for students in grades 6-12. 57 children attended. They got a tour of the trading floor, buildings, tunnels, and listened to speakers. Post event survey results show they liked the trip; one said it was the best event PACE has ever held.

2015-Spring 
Newsletter Link
2015-May-01 May
 meeting minutes Link

2015 Feb & April Learning sessions: 
PACE Two-Part Differentiated Learning Series Flyer link: a) Learn differentiation strategies on Feb 28th, 2015 b) High Achievers Vs Gifted Learners - Saturday, April 11th, 10:30-11:30 am at University Library, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479. 
2015-Mar-06 Mar meeting minutes Link

2015-Jan-09 Jan meeting minutes Link 2015-Winter Newsletter Link

 2014-Dec-05 Dec meeting minutes Link

2014-Nov-07 Nov meeting minutes Link

2014-Oct-03 Oct meeting minutes Link

2014-Sep-05 Sep meeting minutes Link

2014-Sep Fall Newsletter Link

 2014-May-16 Kid Prov Family fun evening to learn about creativiy and motivation

2014-May-02 May meeting minutes Link

2014-April-04 April meeting minutes Link

2014-Mar-25 Spring Newsletter Link

2014-Feb-11 Thursday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Presentation from FBISD GT Coordinator, Crystal Wilson
         
Different Ways of Being Gifted: Nurturing and Supporting the Gifted Child
Location:
         FBISD Administration Annex
         Main Auditorium
         3119 Sweetwater Blvd
         Sugar Land, TX 77479


2014-Feb-07
You are invited for The Summer Program Expo - Link

2014-Jan-06 Thank you for making fun-raiser dinner success at sweet tomatoes

2013-Dec-10 Winter Newsletter Link

2013-Nov-09 Event Summary: THANK YOU! The PACE board would like to thank everyone who volunteered their time, donated their items, and attended our tour around the world at the Houston Museum of Natural Science- Sugar Land on November 9, 2013. Guests were treated to live dancing, a variety of children's crafts, and the opportunity to learn about our diversity from around the globe. Thank you for making our event a huge success! 


2013-Nov-01 Meeting Minutes Link 


2013-Aug-29 Fall newsletter Link

Blog

Pictures from Museum Event on Nov 9th, 2013
 
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