The Donna Rae and Bob Clasen Scholarship provides $250 to help fund an educator’s attendance at the 2016 WATG Fall Conference at the Wilderness Resort and Conference Center Wisconsin Dells October 13 & 14, 2016.
The Clasens, pioneers in Wisconsin gifted education, generously created this scholarship and donated funds to commemorate the 2013 WATG Forty and Fabulous Anniversary Celebration. This is the second of a four year scholarship cycle.
The Shirley Paulson Scholarship is also open for applications. This $80 scholarship will be awarded to a college student who is currently studying to become a teacher or completing their student teaching placement. Thank you to Shirley Paulson, WATG Past President, who created this scholarship and donated funds to help WATG celebrate our 40th Anniversary in 2013. This is the second of a three year scholarship cycle.
Please use this LINK to apply for one of the adult scholarships today!
Nicholas Green Distinguished Student Award Deadline is June 15th
Do you know an outstanding student in grades 3 - 6 who may have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, or the arts? The 2016 Nicholas Green Distinguished Student Award Recipient will receive a check from WATG for $250 with the opportunity for parents or caregivers to purchase a $500 US Savings Bond as a gift. In turn, NAGC will issue a national award certificate and send a letter of congratulations to the winner’s parents. In addition, parents of each winner will receive complimentary parent membership in NAGC for one year. Student award winners will also be recognized on the NAGC website. Please see our Awards and Scholarships page for more information and the nomination paperwork.
Annual WATG Awards are due June 30th
We are looking for those outstanding people in your life! There are many dedicated advocates for gifted education in Wisconsin, and the WATG Awards Committee is looking for nominations! Please help us get the word out so we can honor those who are working to improve gifted education in our state.
Each year WATG accepts nominations for the following categories:
● Outstanding Elementary Educator
● Outstanding School Board Member
● Outstanding Secondary Educator
● Outstanding Administrator
● Outstanding Gifted/Talented Coordinator
● Outstanding Parent
● Outstanding Higher Education Representative
● Outstanding Legislator
● Outstanding Guidance Counselor
Please take the time to nominate that outstanding person in your life and share this link with colleagues so that WATG can recognize these important advocates in our state.