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 join us for Connecticut Association for the Gifted's Annual Members Dinner, taking place Tuesday, May 10, 5:30 p.m. at Gusto, 255 Boston Post Rd., Milford. The evening will include highlights of CAG's activities during this school year and a special guest speaker!
This is CAG's annual meeting during which members will elect Officers and Directors for new two-year terms. Join us at 5:30 p.m. (cash bar) for cocktails followed by dinner and program at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $45.00. You may register online here. We look forward to seeing you there!
CAG is seeking an individual to serve as Treasurer of the Board of Directors. [ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 5th Annual Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference, a one-day Event for K-12 Educators, sponsored by the Department of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education will take place Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the University of Connecticut Main Campus
Storrs. $99 registration fee includes conference attendance, UConn parking, and lunch. Read more.
Sign up for the 39th annual Confratute 2015, July 10-15 at the University of Connecticut. Confratute is the longest running summer institute on enrichment-based differentiated teaching held at the University of Connecticut, Storrs campus for over 35 years! Confratute is a combined CONFerence, and an instiTUTE with a lot of FRATernity in between. Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students. OVER 50 STRANDS of intensive, week-long mini courses. Read more.
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. Early bird registration is available now. Read more: http://sengifted.org/conferences
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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 ]