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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

Attend Thursday Presentation on Meeting the Needs of Gifted and High Ability Learners

Parents and educators are invited to a presentation on gifted and high-ability students, given by Katie Augustyn this Thursday, January 12, 6:30 PM, Henry Carter Hull Library, Clinton, CT. Presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Free materials, information, and resources will be available for distribution. CAG's A Parent's Guide to Gifted Education will be available for purchase. Katie Augustyn is the VP Programming and Gifted Specialist at Connecticut Association for the Gifted. For more information visit clintonpta.org or at facebook.com/groups/clintonpta.


CAG's Teacher Resource Group is Back!

The CAG Teacher Resource Group (TRG) is back, with a meeting planned Thursday, January 26 in room 400 at West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford. The speaker is Heidi Molbak, Co-Founder and Head of FlexSchool: The Gifted and 2e Micro School. Her topic is Twice Exceptionality. 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.


Connecticut Association for the Gifted Announces Search for Board of Directors Member Experienced in Strategic Marketing/Advertising

CAG is seeking an individual to serve as a Board member who has background in strategic marketing, which ideally includes a blend of marketing planning and execution, with direct experience at an advertising agency or on the client side, with branding, advertising and communications experience. Advocacy experience is also highly regarded. [ 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 ]


Join Us for Minds In Motion

Minds In Motion™ is an afternoon of interesting, fast-paced workshops for children, with free workshops for their parents. Read more about CAG's Minds in Motion™ events on our website's Minds In Motion™ page. We have events happening soon in Washington, Milford, Bridgeport, Westport, Middletown and Litchfield. Email programcoordinator@ctgifted.org to find out how you can host a Minds in Motion™ in your town. 


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Do you shop on Amazon.com? Do you want to donate to CAG without any additional cost to you? Simply drag and drop this Amazon link to your browser toolbar and just click next time you want to shop. You'll be supporting CAG each time you do!  Amazon will donate .5% of the money you spend on Amazon.com to CAG on your behalf, without you spending a single extra penny! For more information, visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2682441.


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 ]


Get Your CAG Parent's Handbook

Every parent should own CAG's invaluable primer to gifted education in Connecticut, and raising gifted children in general.  Titled A Parent's Guide to Gifted Education: What it Means to Have a Gifted Child, this book is every parent's first step in charting their child's educational future. [ 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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