WHO WE ARE
The Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted (WATG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of parents, students, educators, business and industry personnel,and other interested persons dedicated to fostering a climate in the home, school, and community that allows each individual to reach his or her unique potential.
Mission, Vision and Goals
Since 1972 WATG has endeavored to raise public awareness about the unique needs of gifted individuals.
Vision: WATG envisions an environment in which the educational and social emotional needs of gifted students are understood and addressed throughout the state.
Mission: To educate about and advocate for the needs of gifted in Wisconsin.
To achieve its mission, the WATG Board of Directors has identified the following goals:
* Offer relevant educational opportunities to meet the needs of our various constituencies.
* Foster effective programs to maximize the development of talent in all individuals.
* Strengthen channels of communication among all those interested in the development and nurturing of high potential.
* Provide referral services to those seeking consultation regarding concerns related to giftedness and talent development.
MEET THE BOARD
Sarah is a classroom teacher and has been on the WATG Board of Directors since 2000. She is the Programming Committee Chair and Acceleration Committee Chair. Sarah's previous WATG roles include President, Secretary, WATG Scholarships and Awards Chair.