Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

Connections. Advocacy. Resources. Equity. Support.

MCGT Chapters and Community Groups


MCGT chapters are formal group of MCGT members, organized by district, region, or other common goals. A chapter has officers who use a portion of membership dues collected to offer events, resources, and other opportunities to benefit chapter members and support MCGT’s mission.

Community Groups

MCGT Community Groups are informal gatherings of interested parents. No bylaws, officers, or financials. Just connections, sharing, and support. 

To contact chapter or community group leads direct your inquiries to our contact form

MCGT Chapters

Prior Lake (SPAN – Synergy/SAGE Parent Action Network)
Prior Lake/Savage Chapter Website
James Speiker

Rochester GATEway
Rochester GATEway Website
Rochester GATEway Facebook page
Ginny Amundson
Lisa Wojcik

St. Croix Valley
St. Croix Valley Website
Margaret Thomas

MCGT Community Groups

Rosemount/Apple Valley/Eagan (RAVE)
Maggie Kase

Bloomington Facebook Page
Lisa Johnson

2e (Twice Exceptional)
Shelly Harvey
Marc Thompson

Crow River Region
Shari Colvin

Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie Facebook Page
Shelley Wycoff

Elizabeth Karges

St. Paul Parent/Kid Group
St. Paul Facebook Group
Heather Wadell

Southeast Minnesota – “Driftless Gifted – DG2e”:
 A Community of Families with Gifted & Talented (G/T) & Twice-Exceptional (2e) Children in the “Driftless” Region of SE Minnesota, SW Wisconsin, and NE Iowa.
DG2e Website
DG2e Facebook Group