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Upcoming events

    • October 15, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Building/Organization: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center B, Room 15, 1500 Hwy 36 W, Roseville, MN 55113
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    Aligning Values, Evidence, and Communication to Create Effective Gifted Education Workshop


    October 15, 2018






     

    Description: The journey from having an idea to having a strong community of support for implementation can be a rough road. But these are crucial steps for any successful gifted program. In this session, we will discuss three intertwined facets of effective gifted programs: 1. Universal educational values; 2. Research evidence and; 3. Effective communication. As a capstone, attendees will create personalized strategies to sway skeptics using the principles of persuasion science research.


    Presenter: Dr. Matthew C. Makel, Director of Research of the Duke University Talent Identification Program

    Matthew C. Makel’s research focuses on academic talent development and research methods. Matt earned his PhD in Educational Psychology from Indiana University, an MA in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University, and his BA in Psychology from Duke University, where he first started working with academically talented students while an undergraduate. He is the chair of NAGC’s Research & Evaluation Network, the co-chair (with Susan Johnsen) of NAGC’s Definition Task Force, and serves on NAGC’s Publication Committee.


    Facilitator: Minnesota Department of Education


    Participants: Administrators, Gifted Education Coordinators and Specialists, Talent Development Coordinators, Psychologists, Counselors, Consultants, Researchers


    Building/Organization: Minnesota Department of Education


    Room: Conference Center B, Room 15

    Street Address: 1500 Hwy 36 W

    City, state, zip: Roseville, MN 55113


    Directions: Map Directions


    Date: October 15, 2018

    Time(s): 9:00 am – 2:30 pm (registration at 8:30 AM)

    Additional Information: Registration fee includes morning beverages, lunch, and materials, CEUs. A $10 invoicing fee applies to all invoices, invoice 30 days after workshop.

    Registration Deadline: October 8, 2018, 9:00 am Register insert link

    Cancellation Deadline: October 8, 2018, 9:00 am

    Contact - Registration Questions: info@mcgt.net, Ph. (952) 848-4906

    Contact - Program Questions: Wendy Behrens 651-582-8786, wendy.behrens@state.mn.us

    Fee: $95.00


    If you are paying by check or Purchase Order please make your check payable to MCGT and mail to:

    Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented

    5701 Normandale Road, Suite 315

    Edina, MN 55424


    In the event of inclement weather please check major news outlets. If either the Minneapolis or St. Paul school districts have issued a weather related cancelation the workshop will be rescheduled.



    • October 25, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center B, Room 15, 1500 Hwy 36 W, Roseville, MN 55113
    Register

    2018 Gifted Education Coordinator and Specialist Two Day Workshop: 

    October 25 & December 6, 2018





    Session Description:

    MDE is pleased to announce an ALL NEW two-day training workshop for all gifted education coordinators and specialists. The two-day workshop is a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education, the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented, and the Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented. This year’s workshop provides an overview of legislation, reporting requirements, and funding. Special focuses for 2018 are the use of a new tool for making acceleration decisions and strategies for serving twice exceptional learners. Speakers will include presenters from all three organizations, guest speakers and panels of educators representing districts of all sizes and models of services


    Presenter/Facilitator

    Minnesota Department of Education, Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented, Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented


    Participants: Gifted Education Coordinators & Specialists, Administrators, School Counselors and Psychologists, consultants, others with an interest


    Building/Organization: Minnesota Department of Education


    Room: Conference Center B, Room 15


    Street Address:1500 Hwy 36 W

    City, state, zip: Roseville, MN 55113


    Directions: Map Directions


    Dates: 10/25/2018 and 12/6/2018

    Time(s): 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (registration at 8:30 AM)


    Additional Information: Fee includes morning beverages, lunch, and materials for both days. $10 invoicing fee applies to all invoices, invoice 30 days after workshop.

    You are signing up for a two-day workshop 10/25 & 12/6 second day. 8:30 registration


    Registration Deadline: 10/15/2018 (5 p.m.),

    Cancellation Deadline: 10/15/2018 (5 p.m.)

    Contact - Registration Questions: info@mcgt.net, Ph. (952) 848-4906

    Contact - Program Questions: Wendy Behrens; 651.582.8786 wendy.behrens@state.mn.us

    Fee: $120.00


    If you are paying by check or Purchase Order please make your check payable to MCGT and mail to:

    Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented

    5701 Normandale Road, Suite 315

    Edina, MN 55424



Past events

September 08, 2018 2018 MCGT Annual Mini-Conference
August 05, 2018 2018 Annual Picnic
May 08, 2018 Helping Your Child Manage Rigorous Course Work: Tips for Parents Presented by Dr. Richard M. Cash
April 21, 2018 MCGT Annual Mini-Conference
March 26, 2018 Envisioning All Students with High Ability to Reach Their Potential: The Scholar Identity Model in Action Workshop
January 16, 2018 Dual Language Immersion Symposium: Engaging and Supporting ALL Learners: January 16, 2018
November 04, 2017 2017 MCGT Annual Conference
October 18, 2017 2017 Gifted Education Coordinator and Specialist Two Day Workshop: October 18 & December 18, 2017
July 16, 2017 2017 Annual Picnic
June 01, 2017 Call for Presenters Annual Conference - Adult and Child (Online)
March 18, 2017 Gifted 101 Mini-Conference 2017
November 12, 2016 2016 MCGT Annual Conference
April 09, 2016 Gifted 101 Mini-Conference 2016
November 07, 2015 2015 MCGT Annual Conference
May 30, 2015 2015 Minnesota NUMATS Awards Celebration RSVP
April 18, 2015 Gifted 101 Mini-Conference
February 16, 2015 Creative Workshop Day!
November 08, 2014 2014 MCGT Annual Conference
May 31, 2014 2014 Minnesota NUMATS Awards Celebration RSVP
March 29, 2014 Vendor Registration for Resource Fair 2014
November 16, 2013 2013 MCGT Annual Conference
July 21, 2013 Annual Picnic RSVP 2013
June 01, 2013 2013 Minnesota NUMATS Awards Celebration RSVP
April 06, 2013 Advocacy Workshop 2013
March 02, 2013 Vendor Registration for Resource Fair 2013
February 18, 2013 Mummies, Mysteries and More!
November 10, 2012 2012 MCGT Annual Conference
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