Join Us for CAG's Annual Dinner May 21

Please join your friends at CAG for our Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 21, at Riverview Bistro in Stratford.  We will be celebrating 50 Years of supporting CT students, their families and educators. We'll be honoring our Educator of the Year, Lisa Kropp of West Hartford Public Schools, and our Friend of the Gifted, former CAG President, board member and volunteer, Katie Augustyn of Westport. In addition, we'll be celebrating CAG's 50th Anniversary. Learn more and get your ticket here. Can't attend that evening? Make a donation in honor of our award winners here.

Welcome to the Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG)

CAG supports you as educators and parents to meet the needs of Connecticut's gifted, talented and high-potential children. Our mission is to help support and advocate for Connecticut's gifted, talented, and high-potential children of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds so they are identified and provided access and opportunities to an appropriate education by personnel trained and qualified to meet their cognitive, social, and emotional special needs.

For only $35 a year, $100 for 3 years, or $150 for a Lifetime membership, you will have priority individual support, guidance on testing and assessment and information about educational options. Members enjoy the benefits of a vast network of resources and research-based information on all aspects of raising and educating your gifted child. You'll have access to helpful tools, training, expert speakers, and more. Members also receive discounted registration at Minds in Motion™ events and CAG conferences. We offer resources, information, and programs for students, parents, and educators. Join CAG to help children reach their full individual potential. Financial Aid is available for memberships, please email Please explore our website to learn how you can benefit from what CAG offers.

Latest Updates

Register for Minds in Motion™, CAG's Signature Enrichment Event for Children and Adults

Our 2019 Minds in Motion™ schedule:

March 9, 2019 - Bridgeport - Completed - View pictures
March 16, 2019 - Middletown - Completed - View pictures
March 23, 2019 - Westport - Completed - View pictures
April 6, 2019 - Litchfield, Litchfield High School - Completed - View pictures
April 27, 2019 - Milford, Jonathan Law High School - Completed - View pictures

Our next event is October 5, 2019 at The Country School in Madison! 

Email to host a Minds in Motion™ in your town. Learn more.-

CAG's Teacher Resource Group

Join the CAG Teacher Resource Group (TRG), a group that is specially designed to help teachers meet the academic, emotional, and intellectual needs of their students. To get involved in the Teacher Resource Group (TRG), please email Learn more.

View a past TRG presentation by Heidi Molbak on Twice Exceptionality

Upcoming Conferences and Conventions
  • July 7 - 12, 2019 - 42nd Annual Confratute - University of Connecticut Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development. 
  • July 19 - 21, 2019 - SENG Annual Conference - Houston, TX - Early bird discounted admission through May 15.
  • October 18, 2019 - CreativityCon - Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT
  • Nov. 7 - 10, 2019 - NAGC 66th Annual Conference - Albuquerque, NM

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Get Your CAG Parent's Handbook

Every parent should own CAG's invaluable primer to gifted education in Connecticut, and raising gifted children in general.  The newly-revised book is entitled A Parent's Guide to Gifted Education: What it Means to Have a Gifted Child. This book is every parent's first step in charting their child's educational future. [ more ]

CAG Board of Director Positions Open

The Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG), founded in 1969, is the pre-eminent parent, teacher, and school resource; and legislative advocate for Connecticut's talented and high-ability students. CAG is seeking individuals to serve as board members in the following capacity: TechnologyFund Development. For more information, email

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