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Heather Watson East, Director of Curriculum


Heather Watson EastDirector of Curriculum & GT Program
1255 N. Main St.  |  Vidor, Tx 7662
Phone: 409.951.8736  |  Fax: 409.783.9117
Alicia Nunez, Adm. Assistant




GT Referral Window: February 5th-16th

Vidor ISD will begin the referral process for Gifted and Talented (G/T) services for the 2024-2025 school year for students currently enrolled in grades K-11 in VISD. We are committed to providing challenging learning experiences for students with exceptional intellectual and creative thinking abilities.

GT Referral Parent Letter  |  GT Referral Form

Other Important Dates

GT Assessment Window for referred students – March 13th – 27th 

GT Selection Committee Meetings – May 6th – 17th

Determination letters sent – June

Parent Orientation Session for newly identified GT students – July

GT Services Begin – August 14, 2024


GT/Talented Program

VISD provides a G/T program to meet the unique needs of students identified as gifted. Identification is made according to state guidelines and district policy. The program provides curriculum which focuses on opportunities for high level learning, thinking, research and communication skills.

The open referral window opens during the spring semester. Anyone may refer a student for screening/assessment during this referral period. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information on the program, please contact Director of Curriculum, Heather Watson East at 951.8736 or


GT Parent Newsletters

GT Annual Board Update and Training
Presented by Heather Watson East, VISD Director of Curriculum
August 22, 2022

GT Update & Training
Click the image for the complete update and training resource

GT Parent Awareness Session
Presented by Heather Watson East, VISD Director of Curriculum
February 22, 2022