Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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CHOICES Resource Fair

Friday, May 13, 2022 12-5pm

As we step out of the strangeness that was 2020-2021, MCGT’s CHOICES Chapter is holding a resource fair to bring together families, groups, resources, and organizations for families who are homeschooling, who have gifted kids, or who are homeschooling gifted kids.  

We will offer a used book/curriculum/learning tools sale, a browsing library of catalogs and brochures, vendor tables, and some short speakers and group discussions. 

Please share the resource fair flier with families in your community. We would love to meet them! 

12:00-5:00pm Curriculum/books/educational items for sale:

4:00-5:00pm remaining sale items are 50% off!

Prices per item: (Suggested donation unless otherwise marked.)
Payments by cash, check, PayPal, and credit card.

Fiction and nonfiction ‘library’ type books:
Picture books $.50 each
Paperbacks $1 each
Hard cover $2 each

Curriculum:
Supplemental curriculum $2 each
Partial curriculum and related answer and workbooks $5 each
Full curriculum and related answer and workbooks $10 each

Speakers:

12:30 “Preparing Your Student for the Gig Economy” with Rebecca Hope from Mid-Metro Academy

1:00 “Executive Function in School and Life” with Dr Rachelle Hanson from LifeFX

1:30 “Your Homeschool Questions, Answered” with MCGT CHOICES Chapter

2:00 “Love, Motivate, Teach: Customizing Education” with Meghan Bennett from Fusion Academy

2:30 “STEM Education and Careers” with Kate Clemens of Trilogy STEM Academy

3:00 “When Bright Kids Have Big Feelings” with Danika Maddocks of The Gifted Learning Lab

3:30 “Homeschool Group Leader Roundtable” with MCGT CHOICES Chapter

Participating vendors: 

Stop by to talk with them about their services. This vendor list is expected to grow.

  • Arete Academy
  • Bethel PSEO
  • Exploration High School Fusion Academy
  • The Gifted Learning Lab LifeFX
  • The Loft Literary Center
  • Mid-Metro Academy
  • MCGT (Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented)
  • MCGT CHOICES Chapter (formerly “Homeschool Chapter”)
  • Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth
  • Minnesota Vision Therapy
  • Pavek Museum
  • Shakespearean Youth Theatre
  • Trilogy STEM Academy

This event is sponsored by the CHOICES Chapter of the Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented. All funds raised will go toward fees related to programming. The Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented has been supporting families of gifted kids since 1956. The Homeschool chapter has long been a resource and connector for families across the community, and they expanded their name to The CHOICES Chapter in 2019 to reflect that many of their families also curate their children’s education by being part of institutions like private, charter, and online schools.