An MCGT membership includes the state organization and one MCGT chapter of your choice.
Membership fees are: Regular/Family $40.00 – one year; $75.00 – two year ($18.00 per additional chapter)
$18 of your MCGT membership is given directly to the chapter that you join to support their chapter events.
Benefits of MCGT Membership
Subscription to Outlook Newsletter
Emailed five times annually, the MCGT newsletter, Outlook, provides our members with important and up-to-date information, resources, and research about giftedness and gifted children both locally and nationally.
Access to MCGT’s Members-Only Facebook Group
MCGT has a closed Facebook discussion group established for MCGT members. Topics discussed include parenting gifted children, advocating in schools, dealing with social and emotional needs of gifted children, extracurricular opportunities, and other topics of interest to families of gifted children. Group members can post questions on the group and answer questions from others. Members are invited to email the MCGT office at [email protected] for information on joining the group.
Promoting a Better Understanding of Gifted and Talented Children and Their Families
MCGT promotes gifted students and gifted education in Minnesota by providing an annual conference, mini-conferences, national speakers, legislative advocacy, scholarships, individual chapter support and networking opportunities across chapters, and more.
Reduced Fees to MCGT Sponsored Events
MCGT and its chapters hold events throughout the year, including the MCGT Annual Fall Conference, “mini-conferences” on a variety of academic and social/emotional issues, sponsored speakers and expert presentations, family events, and more. MCGT membership includes discount and/or priority registration for these events.
Extended Access to MCGT Online Event Recordings
During the 2020-2021 School Year, MCGT will be holding events online, including the MCGT Annual Fall Conference, mini-conferences, sponsored speakers and expert presentations, and more. MCGT membership includes extended access to the recordings of these presentations after each event.