WATG is pleased to invite you to our day of advocacy training that will include an update on the state of gifted education in Wisconsin. Network with peers from around
the state. Learn ways to become a more effective advocate, and use these skills as you visit the offices of YOUR state senator and representative!
Who should attend?
Parents, educators, middle, HS, college students—ALL have important experiences and information to share! We welcome GT supporters from all racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, professional and political backgrounds.
9:00 Arrival and registration
9:15 Welcome / Introductions
9:45 Budget process, state Legislative update, recent changes to legislative maps
10:15 State of Gifted Education in Wisconsin
10:45 Advocacy Spectrum and Legislative Communications
1:00 Role play/practice for scheduled meetings
2:00 Walk to Capitol
2:30 Legislative Meetings
3:45 Regroup and discussions
Friday, March 14th from 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Madison Central Library
210 Mifflin Street
* Morning coffee and tea will be available at registration.
* Lunch will be catered with vegetarian and GF options available.
* Public parking garages are available in the immediate vicinity.
This event is made possible in part by a grant from the National Association for Gifted Children.
Register today at Raise Your Voice for Gifted Kids
The registration deadline is Wednesday, March 5th. The cost is $25.00 and includes lunch and training materials.
For more information, contact WATG at firstname.lastname@example.org
Raise Your Voice Flyer