Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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MCGT Giftedness 101 Mini-Conference Saturday 18 April 2015

Mini-conference Flyer. Please distribute widely.

Session descriptions and bios.

For anyone attending the Mini-Conference, please be aware of the road construction on Hwy 100, more at this link: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy100slp/

The 2015 MCGT Giftedness 101 Mini-Conference is an introduction to topics of interest to those who live and work with gifted children. If you think your child is gifted or identification has been made by school staff or another professional, the mini-conference is a good place to begin your journey of knowledge, understanding, and support for your child.

When: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. (Check-in from 9:00 am to 9:30 am)

Where: Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Rd., in rooms 311, 313, 329, 332, and 334 near the northeast corner of the third floor

Directions: Highway 100 to 50th street exit, take east service road south about a half-mile to Edina Community Center (3 story brick building, former high school)

What: Three one-hour sessions: Six speakers will each present their topic twice. The schedule with topics and speakers will be posted on the website.
Books which may be purchased at the MCGT Book Table will include a variety of topics about gifted kids and families, their education, and parenting,
No childcare or children’s program will be available.

Sponsored by Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented.

Please pre-register on the website so we know how many folks will be there.

Cost: suggested donation, $10 for members; $15 suggested donation for non-members (pay member rate if you join MCGT with your registration; $5 suggested donation for second adult in the same family; $5 for lunch sandwich from Jimmy Johns

More information (speakers, topics, schedule, and registration link) will follow as updates to this post.

If you have questions about the mini-conference, please contact MCGT’s office assistant at

[email protected]