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February 6, 2023

Leadership Meeting
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The Adams 12 GT Parents Group holds monthly leadership meetings to update members on GT resources and plan events for Adams 12 GT families.  This is a great way to connect with other GT parents and support our community.  Our next leadership meeting will be held on Monday, February 6 at 5pm.  This meeting will be held online.  See the sign up for the link.    

 

Our main topic of conversation will be remaining plans for Super Saturday and discussion of plans for next year.  If you would like to be more involved in the Parent Group next year, this is a great meeting to attend! Newcomers as well as familiar faces are welcome! See more details and let us know you are coming HERE.

Our remaining Spring 2023 leadership meetings are scheduled for 3/7 and 5/8.   

February 23, 2023

CAGT Legislative Day
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Legislative Day 2023

Registration is Open!

Legislative Day 2023 at the Capitol: Celebrating Excellence will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023. 

The day consists of the student's involvement, whether it be shadowing a legislator or being part of a group, and the GT Advocacy Session for adults and students to learn particulars of current legislative issues.

 

This program is designed for 9th through 12th graders ONLY who are passionate about our state's legislative processes, current state or national issues, and who are ready to have an individualized experience with other students and adults.  No two experiences are the same!

To learn all about this opportunity and begin registering click here

Registration and initial applications are due January 20.  

February 25, 2023

Announcement

Save the date! Our 10th annual Super Saturday event for elementary GT and talent pool students is coming on February 25!

The Super Saturday event is a series of hands on mini-classes which expose the students to topics in a more detailed, hands-on way than they might get at school. Past Super Saturdays have included sessions on weaving, cryptography, static electricity, theatre, yoga, mock trials, government, and so much more!  

Look for more information on registering for this popular event in early February!  This event is not possible without many adult and high school volunteers.  If you are interested in helping us out, please sign up here:

Parent Volunteer Sign Up

HS Student Volunteer Sign Up

For more information, please contact us at info@a12gifted.org.

2022 - 2023

Parent Education Series
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Thank you to everyone who joined us in January for the 3rd Parent Education meeting with Susanne Keeley.  We had a wonderful turnout to hear Susanne's presentation on "Encourage, Enhance and Expand Executive Functions in your Child."  Susanne described potential problems with Executive Functions in gifted students, and specific behaviors and techniques that parents can use to foster Executive Functions skills in their children. 

If you registered for this presentation, you should receive an email with a link to the recording.  Out of respect for the presenter's wishes, we will not be posting the recording publicly but you may email info@a12gifted.org to request access.  

New to GT?
Do you have a newly-identified GT student?

 

We know parents who are new to the world of GT often have many questions about what GT identification will mean for their child.  If you are unsure where to start, check out these short videos for parents of newly-identified GT students and look over the other resources available on our page.  If you have other questions, we are here to help!  Just send us an email at info@a12gifted.org.  Welcome!

Stay Connected
Get involved!

 

Did you know that all of our parent education meetings, Super Saturday's, MS activities, and field trips are planned and coordinated by parents like you? In order to continue providing these programs for you and your children, we need your help! Please become involved in your child's education by volunteering to help with an Adams 12 GT Parents Group event or by attending one of our monthly Leadership meetings to learn about GT resources and updates and plan events for Adams 12 GT families.  You can see all the current events in our latest newsletter.  Please contact us with your questions at info@a12gifted.org

Build Community
Support GT programs in your school!

 

The school district and the A12GTPG will continue to build the "school liaison" program to strengthen communication to families and to build our GT community.  Each liaison has the opportunity to join meetings during the school year where district staff, the A12GTPG and other Liaisons gather to discuss how to best bring resources to our schools, GT students and their families. Help us move forward GT programming in your school!​

GT en Español

El distrito escolar de Adams 12 tiene muchos estudiantes GT de familias de habla hispana. Si tiene preguntas sobre el grupo de padres de estudiantes GT o algún otra pregunta relacionada a su estudiante GT, y se siente más cómodo hablando en español, complete el formulario de contacto y nuestro representante hispano le responderá a su pregunta.

Gracias!

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Additional Resources

At Your School

Not sure where to get help at your school? A good place to start is with your school's GT coordinator. 

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It Makes Cents

Does your school need more funds for additional GT programming? A12GTPG has an In-School Grants Program.  The application window for 2022-23 is now closed but look for additional opportunities in the 2023-2024 school yar. 

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Beyond Our District

Did you know that A12GTPG is an affiliate of CAGT? CO Association for GT (CAGT) has a wealth of information, including weekly live chats, informational recordings, and more. Check them out!

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Families of Color

Sesion Informativa sobre Dotados y Talentosos -- GT Leaders of Color and Allies formed in 2019 to connect and support educators and families of color within the field of GT education.  Follow them on Facebook to learn more.  

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