About the Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG)

CAG supports educators and parents to meet the needs of Connecticut's gifted, talented and high-potential children of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We provide resources and advocacy so children 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. Benefits of CAG membership. Don't want to join but inspired by our mission? Please click the star on the right to donate to CAG and support all that we do.

Latest Updates

Nominations Open for CAG Awards

Now is the time to nominate someone you know for a CAG Award before January 31, 2020.

CAG's Educator of the Year - Recognizes a teacher or administrator who has gone above and beyond for gifted students.
CAG's Friend of the Gifted - Recognizes an individual who has made a significant difference in the lives of gifted children in Connecticut.
CAG's Gifted Kids' Hero - Recognize and thank anyone who has helped to create a positive experience for gifted children in his or her classroom, school, district, home or community.

Please read about our Scholarships and Awards program and see if there is someone you know who might be worthy of a CAG award! We will honor our awardees at our Annual Members Dinner. For more information, contact info@ctgifted.org.

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

CAG will kick off the 2019-20 Minds in Motion™ season this spring in Milford on March 7, 2020.

View photos from past Minds in Motion™ events on Facebook. Contact CAG to volunteer or to bring Minds in Motion™ to your community. Email programcoordinator@ctgifted.org to host Minds in Motion™ in your town. Learn more.

Participate in Data Collection with MHS Assessments this February

MHS Assessments invites interested persons to participate in Data Collection, help Norm New Tests by Dr. Jack Naglieri (University of Virginia), Dr. Kimberly Lansdowne (Arizona State University), and Dr. Dina Brulles (Paradise Valley USD). Equitably evaluate students for Gifted & Talented educational programs. Testing begins in February 2020 for all gifted and non-gifted students from grades Pre-K – 12. You choose the grades you want to participate in school-wide (or grade-wide) group testing on computers or tables. MHS will provide raw scores and compensation for your participation. To learn more or to sign up, email Mikkel.Maharaj@mhs.com with 'CAG Date Collection Sign Up' in the subject line.Learn more.

CAG's Teacher Resource Group

The TRG 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 info@ctgifted.org. Learn more.

View a past TRG presentation by Heidi Molbak on Twice Exceptionality

Guidestar Nonprofit

Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG) is proud to have earned a 2019 Bronze Seal of Transparency on GuideStar. Click the logo at left to learn more, or to donate to CAG. 




Upcoming Conferences and Conventions
  • August 7-9, 2020, SENG, Minneapolis, MN -  2020 Annual Conference 'Nature and Nurture: Guiding the Gifted Experience'.  Click here to submit a proposal.

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