Author: Tyler Clark

Proposed Bylaws Changes Approved

We are pleased to share that the Bylaws changes have been approved by the membership. We received 98.29% approval for the proposed changes. Thank you to all of our members who reviewed the proposed changes, cast their ballots, and shared comments with us. The Executive Committee will review these comments

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2019 World Council for Gifted and Talented Children World Conference - Nashville, Tennessee, USA
2021 World Conference

The 2021 World Conference is Moving Virtual

As the pandemic continues to bring uncertainty to place-based meetings in the near future, the WCGTC® Executive Committee has unanimously voted to transition the 2021 World Conference to a virtual format. While we certainly wish we could still meet together, we think it is important to ensure the safety of

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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children 2019 Annual Audit
Misc

2019 WCGTC Annual Audit

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children has conducted an annual audit for 2018 and 2019, as required by section 12.11 of the Bylaws of the organization. Crowe LLP, an independent auditing firm in Louisville, KY, was contracted for the audit. The audit can be viewed at world-gifted.org/amember/content/f/id/66. You may

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Gifted and Talented International Volume 34 - Special Issue on Creativity in Gifted Education
GTI Journal

GTI Volume 34 Available Now

Volume 34 of Gifted and Talented International is now available! This special issue focused on Creativity in Gifted Education. Thank you to the guest editors, Barbara A. Kerr and M. Alexandra Vuyk for their work. This volume includes: Editorial Barbara Kerr and M. Alexandra Vuyk Issues and opportunities when using

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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - Teacher Education Standards Position Paper Committee Update
Teacher Education Standards Position Paper

Teacher Education Standards Position Paper Update 1

The Teacher Education Position Paper Committee is currently collaborating through the WCGTC Forum and is hard at work sharing content and stories about teachers and gifted education from their regions around the world. Some sample questions they are examining include: Describe how gifted and talented students are being served and

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In Memoriam: Franz Mönks
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Dr. Franz Mönks

We are sad to hear of the passing of Dr. Franz Mönks this morning. Among his many achievements, he had a long history of service to the WCGTC. He served as a Delegate to the WCGTC for many years and as Vice President of the WCGTC from 1989 – 1993.

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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Teacher Education Position Paper Committee
Teacher Education Standards Position Paper

Teacher Education Position Paper Committee

In November, we issued a call for applicants to work on a committee to draft a position paper on teacher education standards. We received 67 applications representing 30 different countries. We were pleased to see such great interest in this important topic. From these applications, 17 individuals were selected to

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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children 2020 New Year Update
WCGTC News

New Year Update 2020

As we ring in a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support of the WCGTC. You are vital to the success of our efforts to advocate for gifted individuals around the globe! We will soon be distributing a survey to all current members

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Teacher Standards Position Paper Committee
Teacher Education Standards Position Paper

Teacher Educator Standards Position Paper Committee Application

In the most recent issue of the World Gifted newsletter, President Julia Link Roberts wrote: “A request from World Council members has been to develop a position paper on standards for teachers of gifted and talented children and young people. We will be soliciting members interested in working on this project. We

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