Join Us October 18 for our Fifth CreativityCon!

Save the date Friday, October 18. 2019 for CAG's fifth CreativityCon, taking place at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. We are pleased to announce that Duke Talent Identification Program's (TIP) Gifted Education Research Specialist Richard D. Courtright, PhD, will be the keynote speaker. Don't miss this amazing, one-of-a-kind day of Professional Development with practitioners who are experts in the field of Creativity!

Learn more about CreativityCon. Register online here. For sponsorship information, click 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 info@ctgifted.org. Please explore our website to learn how you can benefit from what CAG offers.


Latest Updates

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.




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 info@ctgifted.org. Learn more.

View a past TRG presentation by Heidi Molbak on Twice Exceptionality


Upcoming Conferences and Conventions

Shop on Amazon and Benefit CAG

Do you shop on Amazon.com? Do you want to donate to CAG without any additional cost to you? Simply drag and drop this Amazon link to your browser toolbar and just click next time you want to shop. You'll be supporting CAG each time you do! Amazon will donate .5% of the money you spend on Amazon.com to CAG on your behalf, without you spending a single extra penny! For more information, visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2682441.


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 ]


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