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  Celebrating Gifted and Talented Education in Maryland

Awards will be presented at a reception held on February 24, 2016 at North County High School in Glen Burnie, during Maryland's Gifted and Talented Education Month.

Download a Nomination Form Here
  MEGGY Award Nomination Packet

MEGS will present the MEGGY Award at the Spring Dinner in 2016 and the 2016 Maryland Conference on Gifted & Talented Education. 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 Packet Here

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


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

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

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


The 2014 MEGS UPDATE is now available for viewing on our Newsletter page.


NAGC Annual Convention

November 13-15, 2015
Phoenix, AZ


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

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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


Donna Albrecht (Prince George's County)
Harry Cook (Baltimore County)
Robert Schwab (Howard County)
  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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