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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.  Put CAG to work for you and join today!

Latest Information

Registration Now Open for Minds In Motion Monroe, Milford and Middletown

Registration is now open for Minds In Motion™ Monroe February 28, Minds In Motion™ Milford March 7, and Minds In Motion™ Middletown March 14. You can register online here. Go to our website's Minds In Motion™ page to download the brochures, select your workshops, and register now. Don't miss out. Register today because workshops are sure to fill up fast. Registration for MIM Monroe closes Friday, February 13th. Registration for MIM Milford closes February 27. Registration for MIM Middletown closes March 2. Check out our Minds In Motion™ page for more information about other upcoming Minds In Motion™ events.  Contact CAG to volunteer, to sponsor, or to bring Minds In Motion™ to your town. 


"We are CAG" Awareness Campaign On View in Fairfield County

You've heard of CAG.  After all, you're reading this website. Unfortunately, there are lots of parents who don't know about CAG or giftedness.  CAG is reaching out to parents in Fairfield County in the month of January via promotional spots on News Channel 12, Oprah Winfrey Network, Home and Garden TV, and a Facebook campaign  Thanks to Fairfield County's Community Foundation CAG is putting the message front and center that gifted and high-potential students exist in all socio-economic, cultural, and racial groups to generate support for strengthening education for gifted and high-potential students.   CAG wants Fairfield County residents to know that we are here to help. To see our videos, go to CAG's YouTube channel.

 


Call for Proposals: New England Conference on Gifted Education and Talent Development October 22-24, 2015

Interested parties are invited to submit a workshop proposal for the 2015 New England Conference on Gifted Education and Talent Development, hosted by CAG October 22-24, 2015. Proposals should relate to the theme of "Great Expectations - Beyond the Standards: Developing Advanced Thinkers". CAG is honored to host the 2015 New England Conference on Gifted Education and Talent Development at the Crowne Plaza Cromwell Hotel in Cromwell, CT, www.cromwellcp.com. For additional information, contact the Conference Chair Bonnie O'Regan at NECGT2015@ctgifted.org. Deadline to submit a proposal is April 1, 2015. [ more ]


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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.


CAG's Professional Development Program

Want to start the new year off on the right foot?  Why not utilize the techniques of gifted education pedagogy to engage and excite a wide range of students?  CAG has teamed up with some of the region's foremost authorities in education to deliver quality PD that is authoritative, accessible, and affordable.  For more information, visit the Professional Development section of our website.


Enjoy Free Shipping from Solude Coffee - Support CAG

Purchase gift boxes of Solude Coffee and get free shipping on orders over $50 for a limited time. Solude's patented process hot air roasts their beans in computer controlled ovens. The full flavor of each green bean emerges without burning the tips (edges) because direct heat never is applied, ensuring beans are consistently roasted to the very high temperatures required for the best flavor. Visit www.soludecoffee.com/, select your coffee, select CAG/Connecticut Association for the Gifted as your cause.


Contribute to CAG

Want to help CAG support educators and parents to meet the needs of Connecticut's gifted, talented, and high-potential children? We have opportunities to participate in fundraising, communications, advocacy, social media, events, technology, grant writing, and more. If you'd like to share your skills and expertise CAG would be delighted to have your assistance. Let us know at info@ctgifted.org.


Donate Your Stuff and Give to CAG

Clean out your closets, attics, and basements and bring your unwanted items to Helping Hands.  Ask friends who are moving, downsizing, or de-cluttering to donate on behalf of CAG.  CAG has partnered with Helping Hands Community Thrift Store and Furniture Bank and we need your help to make it a success.  Items should be gently used, clean, and free of rips or tears.  The better the quality, the more CAG benefits. Your donation is tax deductible. Free furniture pick-up. LEARN MORE AND FIND THE 4 DROP OFF LOCATIONS. 


CAG's Teacher Resource Group Supports CT Educators

Looking to support educators in your home town and help them meet the needs of a wide range of high-potential learners?   CAG members can receive support from Specialists in our Teacher Resource Group to help find solutions to the challenges presented by gifted students. For more information on how CAG TRG can help you, visit our Teacher Resource Group page and become a member today!


CAG's Affiliate Membership Program

The Affiliate Membership Program is a way for members of a local group to all become CAG members at a discounted rate, as well as receive even more benefits.  We would love to work with you to bring resources to help in your community.  Want to find out more? Click here to find out how you can start a CAG Affiliate in your town and help make education better for all learners.


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Want to get all the latest, breaking CAG information as soon as it's announced? Follow CAG on Facebook and get connected today. Visit our Facebook page and "like" us to make sure you're always informed of all that's happening at CAG.


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