Remembering Robert E. (Bob) Clasen
A pioneer in gifted education in Wisconsin passed away in mid-March. Bob Clasen was active for decades at UW-Madison supporting programming for gifted children and providing professional development for educators of the gifted. His widow Donna Rae Clasen was similarly active at UW-Whitewater and was principal investigator on one of the early Javits grants (Project STREAM) for years. WATG will be honoring Bob and Donna Rae at the 2018 conference. Bob’s obituary can be viewed here: http://www.cressfuneralservice.com/obituary/249139/Robert-Clasen/
Each year at the WATG Fall Conference, we honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the welfare of Wisconsin’s gifted and talented children. As a WATG member, you have the opportunity to nominate someone who is worthy of recognition. You might consider a person, institution, or organization who/that has:
To learn more and access the application form, click on this link.
Conference Proposals - Deadline Extended!
Planning for this year’s WATG conference, Nov 1 & 2 in the Dells, is in full swing!
We’re excited about featuring work around the state aligned with this year’s conference theme, “The Power of Student Voice: Our Dreams, Our Needs.” Specifically, we are seeking proposals that highlight how students are partners in the learning process, from expression and input to activism and leadership (see Continuum of Student Voice).
If you have a story to tell, please do the following before midnight on Friday, April 20, 2018 (extended deadline):
Be sure to contact us with questions at email@example.com
Conference Logo Contest - Last Call!
Students in grades K-12 are invited to submit logo designs for our WATG Annual Conference: “The Power of Student Voice: Our Dreams, Our Needs.”
The winning entry will be used in conference-related communications. The winning designer will be presented with an award and gift at the WATG Annual Conference Awards ceremony on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
Click here to find out how to submit your entry.
BE SURE TO SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN BY MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018!