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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 $15.00 a year or $60.00 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!
Please plan to join us at the CAG Creativity Con Friday, October 21, 2016 at Housatonic Community College, 'Creative Thinking, Deeper Learning: A forum to energize creativity in education'.
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Dr. Susan Baum, co-director of the International Center for Talent Development and Director of the National Institute for 2E Research and Development at Bridges Academy in California. She is Professor Emeritus from The College of New Rochelle, an international consultant, and dynamic speaker. Dr. Baum is published in a multitude of books, chapters, and articles in the areas of creativity, twice-exceptional students, primary-aged gifted students, social and emotional factors affecting gifted students, and multiple intelligences. She is a long-time advocate of strength-based teaching and learning that focuses on a child's interests. Creativity Con will feature workshops on topics like 'wearable technology', principles of Improv, the fuure of school, engaging Generation Z students, and much more. CAG members receive a discount at registration. Learn more and register: http://www.cagcreativitycon.com/
CAG is seeking an individual to serve as a Board member who is currently a school principal or is in another educational leadership role, and who is committed to having the needs of gifted and high-potential children better served throughout the state. [ more ]
CAG is seeking an individual to serve as a Board member who is currently a teacher or coordinator in the field of gifted and talented education in CT, and who is committed to having the needs of gifted and high-potential children better served throughout the state [ more ]
CAG is seeking an individual to serve as Treasurer of the Board of Directors. [ more ]
To generate support for new and existing initiatives, CAG is seeking a board member experienced in Fund Development. [ more ]
Visit our Minds In Motion™ page to view our 2016-2017 season, with more events being planned all the time. Minds in Motion™ is CAG's signature enrichment event and offers exciting, fast-paced, interactive workshops for every child with every interest, Kindergarten – 8th grade. Adults can attend a keynote and thought-provoking, special-interest workshops, free of charge at every MIM™ event. Email email@example.com to find out how you can host one in your town. Our Minds In Motion™ 2015-2016 season was sponsored by GoQuest. Minds In Motion™ Monroe and Westport were sponsored by Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG). Minds In Motion™ Westport was sponsored by Mathnasium Greenwich and Mathnasium Fairfield. Thank you to our 2015-2016 Minds In Motion™ host communities of Madison, Canton, Cromwell, Hartford, Monroe, Washington (Shepaug), Milford, Bridgeport, Westport and Middletown.
The SENG 2016 Conference 'Gifted: Our Past And Our Future' will take place Thursday July 21 through Sunday July 24 at Colonial WIlliamsburg. SENG conferences prioritize recognition, understanding, and acceptance of the social and emotional needs of the gifted population. At the conference, SENG provides a wholly original forum to empower, support and connect gifted individuals as well as teachers, parents and counselors. Thursday, July 21 begins with Pre-Conference activities. The conference includes a children's program, SMPG Facilitator Training, 4 Keynote Presentations, 88 General sessions, Saturday Night Awards Reception, and much more. Read more: http://sengifted.org/conferences
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