Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented

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Speaker: Supporting Gifted Children During Stress

March 5, 2022, 9-11 am.
Presenter: Teresa Argo Boatman, Ph.D

Valley View Middle School, Bloomington
Virtual and In-Person Options with In-Person Programming for Children Grades 1 – 5.

Co-Sponsored by Bloomington Public Schools, Bloomington Chapter of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented, Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented

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Virtual and In-Person Parent Presentation:

Gifted children and their parents have been experiencing the rise of stress and anxiety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Expand your knowledge of anxiety and gifted children, strategies to help, and how to continue to support yourself and others during this stressful time.

Dr. Teresa Argo Boatman, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist in Plymouth, MN.  She specializes in assessments, educational choices, and emotional health for gifted and talented children and their families.  Dr. Boatman is the current president of the Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented.

In-Person Programming for Children Grades 1 – 5:

While parents are at the parent presentation, children can explore Robotics through the First Tech Challenge, Maker Space materials, Art and Craft area, and First Lego League Demonstration. Bloomington educators will present and guide explorations during this creative experience time. Note that this is not a drop-off program. A parent must be in attendance at the parent presentation.

Minimum of 10 and Maximum of 40 Children. No walk-ins accepted for the children’s programming. Must be pre-registered by Wednesday, March 2nd.


Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Location: Valley View Middle School, Bloomington
Parent program also available as a virtual option.

Parent Program Fees:
Free as a Bloomington MCGT Member (registration code required)
$10 General MCGT Member
$20 Non MCGT Member (Join MCGT online now!)

Children Program Fees: 
$10 per child (no walk-ins, must be pre-registered by March 2)          

Scholarships available through MCGT

Questions? Contact MCGT at [email protected]