CAG is here to support you!

CAG supports you, as educators and parents, to meet the needs of Connecticut's gifted, talented, and high-potential children. Our mission is to help all children reach their full individual potential. We offer resources, information, and programs for students, parents, and educators. Please explore our website to learn how you can benefit from what CAG offers.

JOIN CAG! For only $25.00 a year or $100.00 for lifetime membership, you will have priority access to CAG's individual support; guidance on testing, assessment and educational options; vast network of resources; research-based information on all aspects of raising and educating gifted children; helpful tools and training; expert speakers; and more. Members also receive discounts for registration at Minds in Motion™ events and CAG conferences. Put CAG to work for you and join today!...

Latest Information

Thank you to our Minds In Motion HCC Bridgeport Hosts and Presenters

Minds In Motion™ HCC Bridgeport, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport is over, but you can view the photos on our Facebook page. More of CAG's Minds in Motion™ events can be found on our website's Minds In Motion™ page. Email programcoordinator@ctgifted.org to find out how you can host a Minds in Motion™ in your town. 


Connecticut Association for the Gifted Announces Search for Executive Director

CAG is seeking an individual to serve as Executive Director. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and collaborative leader to manage all aspects of CAG activities in a fast-developing environment. Position works from home; some travel around the state required. [ more ]


Connecticut Association for the Gifted Announces Search for Board of Directors Member Experienced in Fund Development

To generate support for new and existing initiatives, CAG is seeking a board member experienced in Fund Development. [ more ]


Connecticut Association for the Gifted Announces Search for Board of Directors Member Experienced in Public Relations

CAG desires assistance to expand its reach, awareness and membership statewide -- including further penetration into underserved communities. Also important will be cultivating and maintaining relationships with funders, legislators and collaborating organizations. [ more ]


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CAG's Teacher Resource Group is Back!

The CAG Teacher Resource Group (TRG) is back, and the first get-together of the year was held at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Future meetings at other locations are being planned. The TRG is specially designed to help teachers meet the academic, emotional, and intellectual needs of their students. 

CAG recognizes and would like to celebrate the wonderful work you do, as well as the uphill battle you face. Let's work together to learn from each other. Come be part of your peer group who all 'get' you! To get involved in the Teacher Resource Group (TRG), please email info@ctgifted.org. Learn more.


Tell Us Why You Love CAG And Help Us Make A Difference!

Help the Connecticut Association for the Gifted increase donations. It's easy — take a minute to write a new, positive CAG review (4 or 5 star), and you could make CAG a top-rated non profit. Just visit CAG at www.greatnonprofits.org and write a positive review of CAG. That's it. Has CAG helped you and your child? Do you believe in CAG's mission? Does your child enjoy Minds In Motion™? Just explain how or why. Your positive reviews will help raise awareness for CAG's important education work and increase educational opportunities for all children in your community and across Connecticut. All reviews will be visible to potential donors and volunteers.

Your positive opinion will help CAG spread the word about CAG and how we can help parents like you help their gifted, talented and high-achieving children through the many educational and advocacy programs we offer. Just go to the GreatNonprofits website to post your review today. Thanks for your great words! [ more ]


Thank you to our CAG CreativityCon Hosts, Partners, Sponsors, Presenters and Volunteers!

CAG thanks our host the Advanced Manuracturing Technology Center at Housatonic Community College, our partners Sparkitivity and the Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity, and our sponsors Summer Institute for the Gifted, UConn Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education and Talent Development, Johns Hopkins Center forTalented Youth, The Beacon School, and College Docs, for their support of the 2016 CAG CreativityCon:'Creative Thinking, Deeper Learning: A forum to energize creativity in education'. A big thank you to all of our CreativityCon presenters for generously sharing their expertise, and to our dedicated volunteers. View photos from the event on Facebook. Click more to read one person's letter of gratitude for the event: [ more ]


CAG's Accomplishments

• Supported Gifted and Talented legislation at the state level
• Expanded programming with an emphasis on underserved districts
• Increased awareness through CreativityCon, Teacher Resource Group, hosting NECGT
• Created an infrastructure that allows for growth utilizing a major website revision and expansion. [ more ]


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