Our Annual State Conference is held every October in the Denver Metro area. This professional conference has an annual attendance of 700 educators, administrators and parents. There is a Call for Proposals that is posted in February. We also invite interested exhibitors to register starting in March. During the Annual Conference there is also a Parent Institute and a Leadership Forum.
Embassy Suites Loveland - Hotel, Spa and Conference Center (NEW LOCATION), 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538. Make your Conference Hotel Reservations for our NEW LOCATION now! Room Block Now Full! Alternative Hotels: Holiday Inn Express & Suites and Candlewood Suites.
Two Days (October 19 and 20): Early Bird Special through September 22, 2015 - $280 per person. After September 22nd, prices will increase to $295.
One Day (October 19 or 20): Early Bird Special through September 22, 2015 - $180 per person. After September 22nd, prices will increase to $195.
As the planning for our 38th annual conference continues to take shape, CAGT is proud to be reaching out to bring Gifted: The Whole Picture to our Colorado Community. This theme provides opportunities to explore the differences and uniqueness of each gifted child. Make sure to save the date as you will not want to miss this innovative celebration!
Lisa Van Gemert, Mensa's Education Liaison and Education Trainer presenting There and Back Again: A Gifted Tale
Dan Peters, Summit Center in California and author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior presenting Making Worriers into Warriors: Building Resilience & oping in Gifted/2e Youth
Jonathan Plucker, University of Connecticut and author of Mind the Other Gap presenting Using Research to Inform Advocacy Efforts
Ari Groobman, Student at University of Colorado presenting Helping Students Over Perfectionism & Anxiety
The Young Pickers, the young performance outfit of the FARM School.
Lisa Van Gemert and Dan Peters presenting The Delicate Balance of Boundaries with the Gifted
Del Siegle presenting Parenting for Student Success and Making a Difference: Factors That Contibute to Achievement Orientation
Linda Silverman presenting Overexcitabiities: Myths, Realizations and New Research
Jonathan Plucker presenting Everything I Know About Gifted Education I Learned by Reading an 800-Page Book
JJ Morrow and Co Barry presenting Design Everything: How to Bring a Design Mindset to Everything You Do - In Your Classroom (and Beyond!)