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March 29 – 2014 MCGT Homeschool Chapter Education Resource Fair!

March 29 – 2014 MCGT Homeschool Chapter Education Resource Fair!mcgtlogo-1

The Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) Homeschool Chapter is proud to announce it’s 10th Annual Education Resource Fair to be held on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at the Edina Community Center! All are welcome to come and enjoy a day filled with information and resources on education for our children. The Fair will include displays with educational resources, vendors, used curriculum sales, and break-out sessions for parents seeking alternatives &/or enrichment to traditional schooling.


DATE: Saturday, March 29, 2014

TIME: 9:00am – 1:00pm


8:30-9:00am: Check-in
9:00-9:45am: Session 1: “Part-time Homeschooling/Extracurricular Enrollment in School Districts” – or – “Summer Camps”
9:45-10:30: Break
10:30-11:15: Session 2: “Full-time Homeschooling” – or – ” Online Schools”
11:15-11:45: Break
11:45-12:30: Session 3: “PSEO/Community Colleges” – or – “Coops”
12:30-1:00: Break

LOCATION: Edina Community Center (Rooms 350 and 351)
5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424

COST: $5.00 per family (no credit cards)

REGISTRATION: No pre-registration, pay at the door (in front of room #350, Edina Community Center)

KID’S ACTIVITIES: Informal activities will be led by the MCGT Teen Leadership Corp (TLC) for children attending the conference with their parents!

FOOD: Coffee, juice, bagels and pastries will be provided in the morning!

USED CURRICULUM SALE: MCGT Homeschool Chapter members will be there selling their “previously owned” curriculum materials at great prices!

VENDORS: Vendors will be there offering educational information and resources such as: learning programs, tutoring, college prep, on-line programs, educational materials, books, games, activities, gifted resources and programs and much more!

DIRECTIONS: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=5701+Normandale+Road+Edina+MN+55424
The Edina Community Center is at 5701 Normandale Road in Edina. This is on the east frontage road of Highway 100 just a bit north of Highway 62 (Crosstown). The easiest access to the east frontage road (Normandale Road) is by the 50th Street exit from Highway 100. The Resource Fair is in rooms 350-351 which is on the 3rd floor near the northeast corner.

PARKING: There are two parking lots adjacent to the Edina Community Center. Please visit their website for directions:

PRINTABLE FLYER: 2014 Resource Fair flyer

RSVP (Please, and questions) to: [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you all at the 2014 MCGT Homeschool Chapter Resource Fair!


Jackie Hildreth and Julie Ogden
MCGT Homeschool Chapter Co-Presidents