Category: WCGTC News

New WCGTC Delegate Selection Underway

WCGTC Delegate selection has started. WCGTC Headquarters will send selection instructions to the Delegate currently designated in charge of the in-country election. If no Delegate is listed in charge then the members from within a country shall determine who is responsible and ask for nominations. (If you would like to

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World Conference Hotel Rooms Expiring Soon!

The Galt House Hotel and Convention center is filling up fast for the World Conference in Louisville. If you have not already made your hotel reservation please do so soon to guarantee your room. The link for the reduced rates can be found on the special World Conference website at

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WCGTC Announces 2013 World Conference Awards

The WCGTC Scholarship & Awards Committee has reviewed the nominations and announced the four World Conference Awards that will be officially presented at the 2013 World Conference in Louisville. The World Council Distinguished Service Award has been awarded to Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Todd Lubart and Peter Csemerly have each been selected

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2015 World Conference to be held in Denmark

The WCGTC Executive Committee has selected Odense, Denmark as the host of the 21st biennial World Conference. The proposed dates are August 10-14, 2015. Odense is the third largest city in Denmark and is connected by train to the capital city Copenhagen. Odense is the hometown of the renowned fairytale

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WCGTC Executive Committee Election results

Thank you to the WCGTC members who took the time to vote in the Executive Committee Election. The voting for four new EC members closed on May 15. The newly elected EC members are Julia Roberts, USA, Denise de Souza Fleith, Brazil, Leonie Kronborg, Australia, and Humphrey Peter Ouko Oborah,

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World Conference Scholarships Awarded

The WCGTC Scholarship & Awards Committee has awarded five World Conference registration scholarships for the 2013 World Conference in Louisville, KY USA. The recipients are: Karen Bendelman, Uruguay; Matthew Edinger, USA and United Kingdom; Soha Elzalabany, Egypt; Bishop Noe Nzeyimana, Burundi; and Laura Swan, New Zealand. The scholarships will cover

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Former WCGTC President Dorothy Sisk donates World Conference Scholarships

Dr. Dorothy Ann Sisk, founding member and long time supporter and contributor to the WCGTC, has generously donated two special World Conference scholarships to “passion, profession, and parents who inspire” in the name of her friend and longtime WCGTC colleague Edna McMillan. The $1000 scholarships were given to Jen Torbeck-Merril,

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Call for WCGTC Awards Nominations

Every two years at the WCGTC World Conference, the Scholarship & Awards Committee confers a small number of prestigious awards to individuals who stand out as exceptional contributors in our field. The four awards are: World Council Distinguished Service Award, International Creativity Award, International Award for Research, and the A.

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Nominations Sought for WCGTC Executive Committee Members

The World Council Elections Committee is seeking nominations for four Executive Committee members of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Nominations must be received by April 8, 2013. The Elections Committee will review the nominations and present a slate of eligible candidates for a vote by the World

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