Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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MCGT Sponsors

MCGT has four levels of sponsorship and our community is grateful to our sponsors for supporting our work, and our mission.


Sponsor BenefitsProfessionalSilverGoldPlatinum
MCGT Membership
(includes all member benefits and member rates to all events)
Listing on MCGT’s professional directoryListed in Directory as a Professional MemberListed in Directory above Professional MembersListed in Directory above
Silver Sponsors
Listed at Top of Directory above
Gold Sponsors
Sponsor logo and direct link to your website at the bottom of every website pageYESListed Before Silver SponsorsListed at Top
Before Gold Sponsors
Sponsor logo and listing on the MCGT website Sponsor pageYESListed Above Silver SponsorsListed at Top Above Gold Sponsors
Link from MCGT newsletter to sponsor websiteYESYESYES
Ability to request changes to sponsor listing content on websiteYESYESYES
Complimentary table at the MCGT fall EXPOHalf Table
($50 value)
Full Table
($80 Value)
Sponsor listing highlighted as a main post on the MCGT Facebook page2 times/yr4 times/yr
Sponsor listing highlighted in the Outlook at least once a yearYES

The Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented (MCGT) does not endorse or recommend any programs, sponsors, or activities, unless specifically noted.  Readers are encouraged to obtain additional information and make their own evaluations.

If you are interested in becoming a MCGT sponsor, please contact the MCGT office. Sponsors are accepted only if they are compatible with the mission of MCGT. Sponsorship Benefits are listed below.

Current Sponsors


Visit Arete Academy on the web at at https://www.areteacademymn.org/ or email [email protected].

  • Arete Academy is a non-profit independent school that has been serving gifted students with learning differences (twice-exceptional) in the Twin Cities since 2014, with part-time and full-time options available.
  • Our staff is committed to partnering with students, parents, and the community to provide a supportive and challenging environment. In order to meet the needs of our complex students and provide them opportunities to reach their potential we use:
    • small class sizes
    • a strengths-based approach
    • relationship building
    • social/emotional learning
    • experiential learning
    • enrichment
  • Arete Academy serves 6th-12th grade students, all with their own unique learning needs. We are experienced in meeting the needs of students with ADHD, anxiety, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, etc.
    • Many of our students attend college after graduation but we also support alternative paths. Arete is piloting a post-secondary support program for students aged 18-22 beginning 1/30/24.
    • Arete Academy is a candidate for accreditation with NCA CASI, NWAC, and SACS CASI.

Arete Academy

Minnesota Neuropsychology: www.mn-np.com

A private practice in St. Paul providing gold standard neuropsychological evaluations for things like dyslexia/dysgraphia/dyscalculia, ADHD, and other neurodiversities.

All of our staff are experienced and well-versed in working with gifted and twice exceptional children and adolescents.

Wait list is typically 2 months or less.

Evaluations are completed in 1 day, with report ready within 1 week.

Minnesota Neuropsychology


Visit Brightmont Academy on the web at https://www.brightmontacademy.com

  • Brightmont Academy offers one-to-one instruction in full-time, part-time, skill-building, and tutoring formats.
  • As an accredited private school, our curriculum includes math, language arts, science, social studies, foreign language, and electives for 1st through 12th grade. In addition, we offer Advanced Placement® and Honors courses.  Acceleration is promoted as appropriate for the student.
  • When students complete course requirements, they receive a high school diploma from Brightmont Academy which is recognized by colleges and universities. Our students have been accepted at colleges and universities across the country. See our impressive colleges
  • Brightmont Academy offers rolling admissions, so many students join us throughout the year.  Students can also attend all summer long.
  • Over 60% of students attending struggle with attention issues.  Brightmont Academy regularly serves 2E students with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety, etc.
  • Students needing a different educational environment find that Brightmont Academy’s full-time program works. Full-time, one-to-one instruction enables 1st to 12th-grade students to complete all grade-required coursework and build self-confidence for lifelong learning success.  Teachers are invested in students’ individual success and educational goals.

Brightmont Academy

Visit Online G3 on the web at http://www.onlineg3.com 
email [email protected] for more information.

  • Online G3 is a WASC-accredited online learning program for gifted students working at grade levels 6 through 12.
  • Acceleration is encouraged!
  • Families can mix and match classes to meet the unique needs of their individual learners.
  • Classes include live weekly webinars, interactive homework activities, and open access to learning resources such as Brainpop and Discovery Education.
  • For students seeking a path to college, They also offer a variety of college preparation and counseling services.

Online G3