Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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Oct 31 – Nov 6, 2021: Gifted and Talented Youth Week

WHEREAS: Young people are Minnesota’s most valuable resource, and they are critical to the future of our state; and

WHEREAS Education should foster the development of young minds, leadership skills, creativity, academic abilities, and artistic talents; and

WHEREAS: The State of Minnesota and its education system play a key role in nurturing all our remarkable students; and

WHEREAS: The development of everyone’s intellectual and creative powers will help us meet the challenges of the future.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, TIM WALZ, Governor of Minnesota, do hereby proclaim the week of October 31 – November 6, 2021 as:


in the State of Minnesota.

Click here to see the proclamation