CT's First Legislation to Benefit Gifted and Talented: Students from Underserved Areas will Benefit Most  Read more

Minds in Motion™ Madison, taking place October 14!

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Minds in Motion

Registration is now open for the first Minds In Motion™ of the 2017-18 season October 14 at The Country School in Madison. Minds In Motion™ is an afternoon of interesting, fast-paced workshops for children, with free workshops for their parents. Each event is different, with different workshops and speakers.  Please check our Minds In Motion™  page, and Facebook and Twitter pages for more Minds In Motion™  updates. Email programcoordinator@ctgifted.org to find out how you can host a Minds in Motion™ in your town. 

New Gifted/Talented Law in Connecticut

Gov. Malloy signed into law the gifted education bill SB 911, which was passed by the CT General Assembly with bi-partisan support on June 6th. Throughout its legislative journey, the new law, Public Act 17-82, enjoyed strong patronage of the Chairs and members of the Assembly's Education Committee, and the Education Commissioner, Dianna R. Wentzell..  [ more ]

Register for NECGT 2017 October 26-27, 2017

The Maine Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGAT) will host the 2017 New England Conference for Gifted Education and Talent Development (NECGT) in Portland October 26-27, 2017. Del Siegle, PhD, Angela Housand, PhD, and Ian Byrd will keynote at the conference. For more information: http://megat.org/necgt-conference-information/

CAG's Teacher Resource Group is Back!

The CAG Teacher Resource Group (TRG) would like to thank Heidi Molbak, Co-Founder and Head of FlexSchool: The Gifted and 2e Micro School, who led a topic on Twice Exceptionality at their last meeting. View her presentation here. The TRG is specially designed to help teachers meet the academic, emotional, and intellectual needs of their students. Future meetings at other locations are being planned. To get involved in the Teacher Resource Group (TRG), please email info@ctgifted.org. Learn more.

CAG Board of Director Positions Open

The Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG), founded in 1969, is the pre-eminent parent, teacher, and school resource; and legislative advocate for Connecticut's talented and high-ability students. CAG is seeking individuals to serve as board members in the following capacity: Technology, Strategic Marketing/Advertising, Fund Development, Public Relations, Finance (Treasurer). For more information, contact Executive Director Kate O'Neil at execdirector@ctgifted.org.

CAG Receives Donation From 100 Women Who Care, Fairfield County

CT Association for the Gifted is the recipient of a donation of nearly $7000 by 100 Women Who Care, Fairfield County, CT. Pictured here are, from left, Tracy Yost and Beth Kisielius, co-founders of 100 Women Who Care, Katie Augustyn, CAG VP of Programming and nominating member of 100 Women Who Care, and Sangeeta Bella, Principal of Discovery Magnet School, Bridgeport. The funds received will enable CAG to provide more services for families with high-potential children in Bridgeport and other underserved communities.

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