Join the WCGTC®

The WCGTC is best known for its World Conference, which is held every two years at a different location around the world and brings together leaders in the field of gifted and talented education. While we are known for our biennial conference, the spirit of sharing actually goes on year round among our membership.

By joining the WCGTC you can become part of this vital network and have access to hundreds of other peers while learning about the latest developments in the field of gifted children. Sign up today to connect and share with THE global community for gifted and talented education.

2021 Virtual WCGTC® World Conference

Membership Options

Members from lower-income countries pay a lower rate based on World Bank Country Classifications. For more about this policy, see the press release.

Country Classification1-Year Regular Membership in USD2-Year Regular Membership in USD1-Year Student Membership
Low-Income Economies$7.50$14$5
Lower-Middle Income Economies$24.75$46.20$16.50
Upper-Middle Income Economies$49.50$92.40$33
High-Income Economies$75$140$50


$ 75+
  • Regular - $75 USD
  • Silver - $150 USD
  • Gold - $375 USD
  • Platinum - $750 USD


$ 140+
  • Regular - $140 USD
  • Silver - $285 USD
  • Gold - $725 USD
  • Platinum - $1425 USD


$ 1875
  • No expiration


$ 50
  • One Year - $50


$ 250+
  • Non-profit Affiliates - $250 USD
  • For-profit Affiliates - $350 USD



All membership levels receive the same benefits. Fees in the Silver, Gold, or Platinum categories have an additional advantage in that 10% of their value is credited to the World Council Scholarship Fund which supports bringing those who could otherwise not afford it to the World Conference. You can also donate a set amount to the scholarship fund. For more information visit

Students who are enrolled full-time in a program related to gifted education and who are not employed full-time can apply for a reduced membership of $50 per year. A graduate supervisor must approve the application. You can apply by clicking here.

We are able to accept VISA, MasterCard, and DISCOVER for online payment. For other forms of payment such as check or wire transfer, contact Headquarters at

We offer student discounts as well as discounts to individuals from lower-income countries.

You may download a flyer of our membership benefits by clicking here.