Please Support CAG on #GivingTuesday November 28

Because you're visiting this website we're pretty certain that you share CAG's commitment to quality education. Interested in knowing the depth of our investment in the children of Connecticut? Consider CAG's accomplishments over the past year:

Please invest in CAG and help us in our constant advocacy and programming for all of Connecticut's gifted and high potential children. They need us - and they need you. Visit us here and on our social media pages on Tuesday, November 28 and donate to CAG.

PA 17-82 - CT's First Legislation to Benefit Gifted and Talented: Students from Underserved Areas will Benefit Most  Learn more

CAG is here to support you!

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!...

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Reusable Gift Wrap: Good for the Planet, Good for CAG

CAG is excited to partner with ReGift the Wrap - a company that sells environmentally friendly, beautiful, reusable gift wrap. While CAG's mission is education, ReGift the Wrap's mission is environment. We are partners with the common goal of a bright future for all children! ReGift the Wrap is donating a portion of their sales to CAG. Enter 'CAG' as your company name to ensure your donation to CAG.


Nominate Someone for a CAG Award

Now is the time to consider nominating an education leader for a CAG award. CAG awards include Educator/Administrator of the Year, Friend of the Gifted, CAG "Gifted Kids Hero" Recognition Award, and the Nicholas Green Award. Please check out our Scholarships and Awards page. Deadline for most nominations is January 31.


Thank you to our CreativityCon partners, presenters and sponsors

Thank you to our partner Housatonic Community College's Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, our Sponsors UConn's Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education and Talent Development, Summer Institute for the Gifted, Workspace Education, Arts for Learning Connecticut, and Educate Sum 1. View pictures of the event on our Facebook page.


Minds in Motion


CAG thanks their Minds In Motion Madison hosts at The Country School in Madison. View pictures of the event on our Facebook pageMinds In Motion™ is an afternoon of interesting, fast-paced workshops for children, with free workshops for their parents. 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 ]


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.


Shop Amazon. Give to CAG

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.


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