Who is CAGT? The Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented is the statewide organization with many affiliates all over Colorado. CAGT is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization of parents, educators, and others interested in promoting suitable education, including creative stimulation, for gifted and talented children, while also seeking public recognition and aid for the special needs of these children. When you join CAGT you help the association meet these objectives. www.coloradogifted.org
More from CAGT: Every child has a right to learn something new every day. Gifted children thrive in learning environments that present challenge and wonder throughout school lessons and activities. Welcome to Colorado’s gifted community, where educators, families and community advocates partner for support, instruction, and information in the education of gifted children. This partnership motivates the implementation of school and district goals that provide appropriate educational opportunities for gifted student. The shared responsibility of implementing these goals fosters development of gifted exceptional potential over time.
As a statewide advocacy group, CAGT is focused on improving the lives and opportunities of gifted students. This is accomplished in four main areas:
helping people understand the characteristics of gifted students,
training teachers in different strategies to create dynamic classrooms that challenge and engage gifted students,
providing families with information on how to advocate for the unique needs (both academic and affective) of their gifted students, and
supporting statewide and national laws and policies that assure gifted and talented students access to appropriate academic and social-emotional programs.
Join CAGT as we strive to improve the educational opportunities for the gifted and talented children of Colorado! www.coloradogifted.org