Maryland Educators
of Gifted Students



Mission

To provide professional development, support, and growth opportunities for educators responsible for facilitating the education of gifted students.


Maryland Educators of Gifted Students evolved from a need among educators to unify and collaborate in maintaining and improving gifted education services for children in the state of Maryland.

The members of MEGS are able to enhance curriculum, instruction, and achievement for all students by combining efforts to provide educators with professional development, conferences, and networking opportunities.

  • MEGS is an organization of Maryland Educators that promotes leadership in the field of gifted and talented education and provides opportunities for professional development.
  • MEGS serves in a advocacy role for maintaining and improving gifted and talented education for students in the state of Maryland.
  • MEGS monitors legislation related to gifted and talented education and disseminates such information to educators and advocates of gifted and talented education.
  • MEGS sponsors an annual statewide conference on gifted education with sessions to help teachers develop techniques, curriculum, and program alternatives for challenging gifted children.

The goals of MEGS are:

  • To encourage and promote leadership and support networking in gifted and talented education among members of the corporation.

  • To promote and provide opportunities for professional growth for members.

  • To serve in an advocacy role for gifted and talented education in the state of Maryland.

  • To promote opportunities for collaboration with other professional organizations and institutions with like purposes.

  • To influence the development and implementation of gifted and talented education policies within the state of Maryland.

  • To promote and encourage the development of approved coursework in gifted and talented education with institutions of higher education.

  • To recognize outstanding teachers/administrators of gifted and talented students.


 

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