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 Chapter Meeting February 2016

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Chapter Event

On Monday, February 15 the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter will meet at the Davannis in Burnsville.  This month’s topic is “Language Arts Curriculums.” The chapter will be providing pizza for all attendees. There also will be time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. 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, Feb 15 TIME:  6:30 – 7:00 greeting and social time, pizza 7:00 – 9:00 general meeting and discussions PLACE:  Davannis Restaurant at 14639 CR 11, Burnsville MN TOPIC: Language Arts Curriculums RSVP to: [email protected] if you plan on attending.   Your MCGT Homeschool Chapter Board members:?Kim Studham (Co-president), Shannon...
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MCGT Homeschool Chapter Meeting January 2016

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Chapter Event

On Monday, January 18 the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter will meet at the Davannis in St Paul.  It may be cold outside but this month’s topic is “Summer Programs,” hopefully thinking ahead to summer days will warm all of us up. Plus the chapter will be providing pizza for all attendees. There also will be time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. 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, Jan 18 TIME:  6:30 – 7:00 greeting and social time, pizza 7:00 – 9:00 general meeting and discussions PLACE:  Davannis Restaurant 310 White Bear Ave....
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Snazztastic Event January 2016

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MCGT Snazztastics

TLC is happy to announce our latest event! EVENT SUMMARY: DATE:  Friday, January 8th, 2016 TIME:  6:30 – 8:00pm LOCATION:  Room 350 Edina Community Center                   5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 THEME: Dinosaurs! FEE:  We recommend a $5 donation per child attending. EVENT DETAILS: For our next event, we will be exploring the amazing world of dinosaurs. Join us as we design and build our own dinosaurs, participate in a dinosaur themed game show and more! This event will take place on Friday, January 8th 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,...
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CHAT Night 14 January 2016 Stillwater Junior High

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Chapter Event

What conditions put gifted learners at risk for underachievement? What factors cause them to tune out, disengage, or lose direction entirely? How can adults recognize the signs and intervene in meaningful ways? Topic | Recognize and Reverse Underachievement in Gifted Learners When | Thursday 1/14, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where | Stillwater Junior High Media Center Underachievement is an all-too-frequent dynamic among gifted learners, especially as they reach the middle school and high school years. St. Croix Valley Gifted invites educators and parents to our next chapter meeting, an MCGT CHAT night discussion. – Full details and event flyer (.pdf) / BW to share at http://stcroixvalleygifted.net/thurs-114-chat-recognize-and-reverse-underachievement-in-gifted-learners
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