Our theme this year is Revolutionizing the Basics: Making Education Work for Gifted Learners, and we are so excited to offer so many opportunities to learn!! Our phenomenal keynote speakers are sure to inspire: Ian Byrd of byrdseed.com and Dr. Scott Peters, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a highly respected researcher in the field of giftedness. During our Teen Conference, teens will be working with Stacy Read, Web and Software Instructor at Waukesha County Technical College, to create a game that raises awareness of an important social issues. Parent Day is sure to be a success with Jackie and Dal Drummer, nationally certified SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) trainers and facilitators, who specialize in supporting the emotional needs of gifted individuals. Please mark your calendars and make your reservations for October 3 and 4 at the Wilderness Resort in the Wisconsin Dells! It is two days of learning you won’t want to miss!
REVOLUTIONIZING the Basics 2019
Our Student Summer Scholarship application deadline is fast approaching!
Applications are due April 15th.
your acceleration story
The Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted (WATG) is undertaking an effort to assess the current use of acceleration in Wisconsin as a strategy to meet the needs of advanced learners. Your story will not be shared beyond our data collection efforts without your permission. Please consider sharing your email so that WATG can contact you during our follow up process.
Forms of acceleration can include:
WATG is asking for your story! We want to learn more about the use of acceleration in Wisconsin and need to hear from you. More than one submission can be submitted if you have experience in more than one district, or if more than one family member would like to submit his/her individual perspective and experience.
SUBMIT YOUR STORY HERE