Category: WCGTC News

World Gifted 35(1) Now Available

The latest edition of the World Gifted newsletter is now available online. This issue includes: Introduction to the 22nd WCGTC Biennial World Conference – Sydney, Australia Gifted and Talented International journal update Letter from the President, Leslie Graves Headquarters Report Reflection on 21st WCGTC Biennial World Conference in Odense, Denmark Country Reports

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WCGTC Website Redesign
Misc

Website Redesign & Bylaws

Though we will still be adding new content and features to the website in the near future, the redesign phase has been completed! We hope that you enjoy the refreshed look. If you have any questions or comments regarding the new look, please send a message to headquarters@world-gifted.org. You may

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WCGTC Annual Audit Report

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children has conducted an annual audit for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, as required by section 13.11 of the Bylaws of the organization. Crowe Horwath, an independent auditing firm in Louisville, KY, was contracted for the audit. The two primary sources of income for the

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WCGTC Headquarters Agreement Renewed

On August 14, 2015 WCGTC President, Leslie Graves, signed a renewal agreement that will allow the WCGTC Headquarters to remain at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY for an additional five years. WKU President Gary A. Ransdell signed the agreement on August 17, 2015. We look forward to seeing

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Executive Committee Election Results

The Executive Committee election began on April 17, 2015 and concluded April 30, 2015. There were four well qualified candidates on the ballot. The candidates with the most votes were Ümit Davasligil and Margaret Sutherland. Congratulations to both for being elected to the Executive Committee. Thank you to the other

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Executive Committee Elections

We have heard that several folks are getting an error message when trying to access the Executive Committee ballot that says “You do not have permission to view this form.” To access the ballot, you will need to follow these steps: Visit the WCGTC website (https://www.world-gifted.org/) and login. Copy and

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Gifted and Talented International Volume 29, Number 1 & 2 Available Online

We have just posted the latest edition (Volume 29, Numbers 1 & 2) of our journal, “Gifted and Talented International” on the WCGTC webpage. Both members and non-members can view the newest issue online at https://www.world-gifted.org/Publications; however, only WCGTC members (when logged in to the website) can view past archived

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World Conference Awards Deadline Extended to April 15

Don’t miss the opportunity to honor those who work hard to help so many. The deadline for the World Conference Awards has been extended to April 15, 2015. There are four categories including: The World Council Distinguished Service Award The International Creativity Award The International Award for Research The Harry

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2015 WCGTC World Conference Scholarship Recipients

The WCGTC wishes to congratulate the 2015 World Conference Scholarship recipients: Yalew Endawoke Mulu, Luc Bugingo Tabu, and Cigdem Selik-Sahin. Yalew Endawoke Muluk, is an advocate for gifted education in Ethiopia, and is also the President of Woldia University. Luc Bugingo Tabu is the leader of youth development program at

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Edna McMillan Scholarships Awarded to Parent Advocates

Dr. Dorothy Sisk, founding member of the WCGTC and a long time supporter of the World Council, has awarded two $1000 parent scholarships to Lucia Riet and Rebecca Howell to attend the World Conference in Odense, Denmark. The scholarships are awarded in memory of former WCGTC Executive Committee member Edna

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