Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

Connections. Advocacy. Resources. Equity. Support.

Community Hub

MCGT strives to create an inclusive community of those interested in supporting gifted & talented learners.

“The support and information I received through MCGT was essential in helping me to navigate the waters of raising my highly gifted children. Connecting with other parents, attending the conferences and seminars gave me the tools I needed to parent my children while also maximizing their educational experiences in a K-12 system that wasn’t always a good fit. Thank you MCGT!”

-Parent of Gifted Children


MCGT chapters are formal group of MCGT members, organized by district, region, or other common goals. A chapter has officers, collecting a portion of each member’s MCGT membership fee, and using those funds as they wish. 

Community Groups

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

MCGT Events

MCGT hosts a variety of speaker events, discussion groups, children and family events, and an annual conference. Information can be found on our events calendar or follow us on social media.

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“More important than the many timely and relevant resources MCGT offers, MCGT provided our family with an understanding and welcoming place to share experiences without judgment. We were not alone on this journey but with friends.”

-Parent of a Gifted Child

“As a parent, MCGT was a source of knowledge and support. As a professional, it has provided a resource bank, a feeling of acceptance, and a sense of community, for all of which I am grateful.”

-Parent of a Gifted Child

Thinking of becoming a member? MCGT provides membership benefits.

Click here to view a complete list of MCGT Member benefits!

Discussion Groups

CHAT Nights

CHAT Nights are dedicated to informally connecting parents of gifted & talented children, helping them find other parents in similar situations with an ear to listen, experiences to share, and solutions to offer.

Talented Tots

Do you have a bright or talented kid between the ages of 1 and 5? Come discuss all the hilarity, exasperation, and joy of raising bright young kids with other parents who get it! This supportive parent community is a place to ask questions, share stories, meet new friends, and exchange tips and ideas.

Lean on Me

You are not alone in this journey of parenting bright children. Find your people in this monthly discussion group where we talk about raising gifted, creative & talented children

Bloomington Community Coffee Talks

Join MCGT’s Bloomington Community for a monthly coffee talk over Zoom. This will be an opportunity to connect with other GT Parents and discuss issues/questions/concerns. Hope to see you there!