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Events

  • For a complete list of ACE events, please visit the ACE Academy Events page.

Welcome to the ACE Academy community page. Here, you’ll find links to class blogs, parent resources, and organizations and services for gifted and talented learners.

RenWeb

For the 2016-2017 school year, all ACE students must be registered through RenWeb. RenWeb is our online school management system and is used for student information management, access to grades, student attendance and scheduling, and communication.

RenWeb registration instructions. (PDF)

Log in to RenWeb

Parent Council

 

The ACE Parent Council is made up of parents of all students at ACE. Board officers meet monthly and the Parent Council body meets several times during the school year (those meeting dates to be announced with the first meeting in September).

The main purpose of the Parent Council is to benefit the students at ACE by providing support to ACE Academy. Parents can sign up for volunteer opportunities and a variety of active fund raising efforts, such as the Annual Fund and the Spring Gala, as well as passive fundraisers, such as Boxtops for Education and Amazon Smile.

For up-to-date information and a list of current officers, please visit the ACE Academy Parent Council FB page:

Parents Council Facebook Page

Resources for the Gifted and Talented

  • Texas Association for Gifted and Talented (TAGT)
    The mission of TAGT is to promote awareness of the unique social, emotional, and intellectual needs of gifted and talented students and to impact the development of appropriate services to meet these needs.
  • The Davidson Institute for Talent Development
    Founded by Bob and Jan Davidson out of a concern that our nation’s most gifted and talented students were largely neglected and underserved, the Davidson Institute offers much-needed services such as individualized support programs, scholarships, assessment assistance, educational advocates, academic opportunities and online support communities. Authors of Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds.
  • Hoagies Gifted Education Page
    Hoagies Kids and Teens Page
    These sites offer resources for parents of gifted children, including articles and research, books, organizations, online support groups, academic programs, and more–even good gifts for the GT kids.
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP)
    Since 1980, the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) has been a world leader in identifying academically talented students and providing innovative programs to support the development of their optimal potential.
  • SENG – Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted Children
    SENG is dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities.
  • Summer Wonders
    The summer camp version of ACE Academy – Begun in 1999, Summer Wonders’ goal is to inspire enthusiasm and motivation for learning by offering singular opportunities to explore diverse subjects taught by a stellar faculty in a challenging, creative environment.
  • Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA)
    An organization sponsoring academic competitions to inspire student achievement.
  • Capital Region–Texas Creative Problem Solving Organization
    The local division for the global organization Destination Imagination. Students teams solve a variety of mentally challenging, critical thinking problems.
  • Austin Chamber Music Center
    Dedicated to serving Central Texans by expanding knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of chamber music through the highest quality instruction and performance.
  • Austin School Chess
    A website with news, information, useful resources and training tips to Austin Area scholastic chess players.
  • Saturday Morning Math Group
    An outreach program at the University of Texas – come hear great, free talks by the faculty on fascinating math topics: artificial intelligence and soccer playing robotic dogs, math in criminal investigations.
  • New Moon Magazine
    A magazine and website dedicated to bringing girls’ voices to the world.
  • No Place for Hate
    Programs dedicated to helping schools create environments where prejudice and hatred are rejected and diversity is respected. ACE Academy has qualified as a No Place for Hate every year since 2008.
  • Dick Kantenberger
    Dick Kantenberger was a 17-year math, physics, special education, and gifted and talented teacher at both public and private high schools. His blog focuses on subjects that affect Gifted and Talented Education in the Houston area.