Maryland Educators
of Gifted Students



 
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
MEGS is now on Facebook!
Keep up with the latest gifted education news by "liking" our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/megs2015
 
  The 2016 MEGS UPDATE is now available for viewing on our Newsletter page.
 
 

2017 MEGGY Award - Nomination Form

The award recognizes exemplary commitment and contribution to the field of gifted and talented education, and to highly able students in the state of Maryland.

Nominees are Maryland educators who are
1. outstanding in the field of gifted and talented education
2. dedicated to creating rigorous and challenging curriculum, and/or
3. providing learning environments that include opportunities for students to demonstrate outstanding academic and creative talent.

Download a Nomination Form Here

*Deadline is March 1, 2017

 
 

The 2016 Maryland State Conference on Gifted and Talented Education

Friday, October 21, 2016
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
938 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21204

Receive CPD Credit for Attending the Conference: Download a Form Here

Download a 2016 Conference Program

Keynote Presenter: Dr. Tamra Stambaugh, Assistant Research Professor in Special Education and Executive Director of Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt University

Download the MD Common Core Keynote
*This presentation will only be available online until November 23rd

Understanding and Working with Gifted Students Who Are Low Income
*This presentation will only be available online until November 23rd

 
 

The 2015 Maryland State Conference on Gifted and Talented Education

Friday, October 16, 2015
Reservoir High School
11550 Scaggsville Road
Fulton, MD 20759

Download a Conference Brochure Here

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Download a copy of the keynote and other session presentations by Dr. Jonathan Plucker:

Keynote (.pdf)
Research on GT (.pdf)
Creativity (.pdf)

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Attendees may earn CPD credit if they have not received CPD credit for work associated with the State Conference previously.
Download information here >>

 
 

Professional Development Opportunity

NAGC invites you to participate in “Differentiating Content and Instruction for High-Ability Learners: Using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) or Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)," the first six-week online course on the new NAGC learning portal.

For more information and to register, Click Here

 
  No Gifted Child Left Behind [Commentary]

The U.S. can't afford to ignore its gifted and talented students, especially now as we lag behind other countries in education.

Co-authored by the MEGS Executive Director, Helaine Zinaman

Read the article >>
 
 

2013 MEGS Spring Dinner (download .pdf)
Partnering with Families to meet the unique needs of Culturally Diverse Gifted Students. A Conversation with the Maryland Educators of Gifted Students

Dr. Joy Lawson Davis, Presenter
April 29, 2013

 
  Two new excellent resources have been developed by the NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children)

One is an Administrator Toolbox about gifted education and the other is Unlocking Emergent Talent: Supporting High Achievement of Low-Income, High-Ability Students.

See our Resources page for the links and descriptions of each.
 
 

Exciting Gifted and Talented Events and MEGS Advocacy


 

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