2015 MCGT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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MCGT Logo

MCGT ANNUAL CONFERENCE The MCGT annual conference on Saturday 7 November 2015 at Robbinsdale Middle School features keynote speakers Richard Rusczyk of the Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) and Nadia Webb. Each year the MCGT conference is the largest parent-oriented conference on education for gifted children in Minnesota. Conference workshops focus on many specialized topics and keynote speeches inspire and inform on big issues of general interest. Minnesota parents of gifted children often make lifelong friends and find out about hard-to-find resources for their children’s learning at the annual MCGT conference. Conference Flyer
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Welcome to MCGT!

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Welcome to MCGT!

The Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) is a support and advocacy organization for parents and educators of gifted children. MCGT publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, hosts a member-only email discussion list, sponsors an annual state conference with special children’s programs, conducts monthly CHAT Nights and occasional topical seminars, promotes advocacy at all levels for gifted and talented children, is active in legislative efforts on behalf of kids, and supports local chapters. MCGT’s Mission The Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) is a state-wide non-profit support and advocacy organization of parents, educators, and other professionals who live or work with gifted children and are interested in their education and well-being. MCGT also strives to educate its membership, as well as the general public, about the importance of meeting the educational and social emotional needs of gifted children. Our mission is to promote better understanding of, and educational...
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Homeschool Chapter Meeting July 2015

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Chapter Event

On Monday, July 20 the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter will meet at the Byerly’s community room in Woodbury MN. The topic for this month’s meeting will be “Post-Homeschooling” – how to navigate PSEO, online curricula, and more; and as always will include plenty of time for connecting with other parents to plan field trips and play dates, as well as time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. Please note, you are welcome to come early and buy food from the Byerly’s store to bring into the community room; but they request no outside food or drinks in the room. All MCGT Homeschool Chapter members, as well as those interested in finding out more about the Homeschool Chapter, are welcome to attend the meeting. Come and meet old and new friends, who are there to support you in your homeschool...
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Snazztastic June 2015

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MCGT Snazztastics june 2015

TLC is happy to announce our latest event!   EVENT SUMMARY: DATE:  Friday, June 12th, 2015 TIME:  6:30 – 8:00pm LOCATION:  Room 350 Edina Community Center                   5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 THEME: Spectacular Superheroes FEE:  We recommend a $5 donation per child attending. EVENT DETAILS: At our upcoming event, we will explore the vast world of superheroes. From designing costumes to going on a superhero adventure, we will have a great night of summer superhero fun! This event will take place on Friday, June 12th at the Edina Community Center from 6:30–8pm. We recommend a five dollar donation per child, as these donations help TLC afford the necessary supplies to keep these events running in the future. These events are targeted at elementary aged children. Please RSVP to [email protected] with your child(ren)’s name(s) and age(s). For more information and questions, please contact us at [email protected] Thanks, and...
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Homeschool Chapter Meeting May 2015

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Chapter Event

On Monday, May 18 the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter will meet at the Edina Community Center. At this meeting we will be voting for the next Board of the MCGT Homeschool Chapter for the upcoming year, as well as have time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. The slate of board nominations will be published in the next few days. All MCGT Homeschool Chapter members, as well as those interested in finding out more about the Homeschool Chapter, are welcome to attend the meeting. Come and meet old and new friends, who are there to support you in your homeschool and gifted journey with your children! DETAILS OF THE MEETING: DATE: Monday, May 18th TIME: 6:30 – 7:00 greeting and social time MCGT HS Resource library will be open in room 315 7:00 – 9:00 general meeting and discussions...
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