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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MCGT Homeschool Chapter Meeting May 2016

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Homeschool chapter

Please join the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter on Monday, May 16, as we host special guest speaker Luci Byrne, talking about what Ivy League schools are looking for and how important or unimportant the interview can be. The meeting will also include elections for the homeschool chapter’s 2016-2017 board. The meeting also will include time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. The meeting will be in Room 350 at the Edina Community Center. 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 16 TIME:         6:30 – 7:00 greeting and social time MCGT HS Resource library will be open in room 315 7:00 –...
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Snazztastic Event Friday, March 11th, 2016

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MCGT Snazztastics

TLC is happy to announce our latest event! EVENT SUMMARY: DATE:  Friday, March 11th, 2016 TIME:  6:30 – 8:00pm LOCATION:  Room 350 Edina Community Center                   5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 THEME: Pirates FEE:  We recommend a $5 donation per child attending. EVENT DETAILS: At this event, we’ll be learning all about pirates! We will play games, design pirate flags, and even hunt for pirate treasure! This event will take place on Friday, March 11th 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 hope to see your kids there!
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MCGT Annual Mini-Conference ~ Gifted 101 & Beyond

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mini conf

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. Join us for our annual mini-conference, a half-day of intense learning, along with an opportunity to talk to other parents, educators, professionals and long-time advocates for gifted children. REGISTRATION FORM DOWNLOAD FLYER When: April 9th, 2016, 9am to 12pm Where: Edina Community Center, 3rd floor ~ 5701 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55424. Registration outside of MCGT office, suite 315 Who: All those interested in the topic of giftedness – educators, parents, and other caregivers and professionals welcome! What: 3 experts will present on topics of vital interest to those who know and care about gifted children: Mary Wandrei, Ph.D., psychologist, will present on Characteristics of Gifted Children. Learn about behaviors and...
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Homeschool Chapter Meeting March 2016

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Homeschool chapter

On Monday, Mar 21 the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter will meet at the Edina Community Center.  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, March 21st 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 PLACE:         Edina Community Center Room 332 5701 Normandale Rd Edina, MN 55424 TOPIC: Math Curriculum and Enrichment RSVP to: [email protected] if you plan on attending. Your MCGT Homeschool Chapter Board members:?Kim Studham (Co-president), Shannon Klint (Co-president), Michelle Tanner (Co-vice president), Liz Anderson (Co-vice president), Ellen Kaiser (Treasurer), Laura Butterbaugh (Scheduling...
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