Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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Category: Event

  • CHAT Night: GT Legislative 101

    March 28, 2019 6:30pm – 8:00pm Edina Community Center, Room 350, 5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 Hosted by MCGT’s Minneapolis PAALs chapter Engage in lively informative conversation while learning the process for advocating policy change for gifted. Doug Paulson from MDE will join MCGT Legislative Liaison, Dr. Wendi Schirvar, to discuss current policies and […]

  • CHAT Night – Summer Opportunities for Gifted Learners

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6pm – 8pm. CHAT Night – Summer Opportunities for Gifted Learners hosted by MCGT’s Minneapolis-PAALs chapter Lake Nokomis- Keewaydin Campus 5209 30th Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55417 It’s cold outside, but the search for quality summer programs begins now! Karl Bunday, MCGT State Board Member At Large, will share his knowledge […]

  • Family Day Speaker – Susan Daniels

    Living with Intensity? Learn more about gifted children and intensity at #NAGC18 Family Day on Saturday, Nov. 17! Dr. Susan Daniels will present “Living with Intensity” based on the book she has co-authored. Parents, teachers, and counselors, often describe sensitivity and intensity as hallmark traits of gifted children. Kazimerz Dabrowski identified five forms of mental […]

  • Family Day speaker – Lisa Van Gemert

    Do you have children who struggle with perfectionism? Perhaps you do yourself. Would like practical ideas for helping overcome it? Mark your calendars and join us at #NAGC18 Family Day on Saturday, Nov. 17! Lisa Van Gemert will offer a parenting presentation on Perfectionism — an occupational hazard of giftedness with effects that can be […]

  • Family Day Speaker – Jim Delisle

    Understanding your gifted child from the inside-out: A guide to the social and emotional lives of gifted kids. Parents of gifted children and teens have many questions about how best to meet their intellectual and emotional needs. They want to know what giftedness is and the label’s impact on other family members. They want to […]

  • Bringing the F-U….N Back Into Parenting

    Date November 12, 2018 Time 6:30-8:00 Location Lake Nokomis Community School – Keewaydin 5209 30th Ave S Minneapolis MN 55417 Email [email protected] Brief Description of Event Join us for our first chapter meeting of the school year! MCGT Minneapolis – PAALs will provide updates and announcements, and then Wendi Schirvar will present “Bringing the F-U….N […]