The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Announces 2021 Award Winners

For Immediate Release In conjunction with the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC®) biennial conference, the WCGTC® presents awards in six different areas of recognition: research, creativity, leadership, distinguished service, emerging leader, and emerging scholar. The Executive Committee congratulates each of the 2021 award winners. World Council Distinguished

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2021 Scholarships and Awards

The scholarship application to attend the 2021 Virtual World Conference is now open. Click here to submit your application. We are pleased to announce that the awards nomination is now available as well. Nominations may be submitted here. The deadline for submitting scholarship applications and award nominations is April 1,

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Denise Fleith - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - President-Elect
Elections

Denise Fleith Elected President of the WCGTC

The Executive Committee reviewed nominations for President of the WCGTC, and one nominee met all requirements as outlined in the Bylaws. That nominee is Denise Fleith from Brazil. With only one nominee, no election is required. Denise has accepted the nomination and will begin her term at the conclusion of

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2021 World Conference – Proposals Now Open

We are excited to announce the opening of proposal submissions for the 2021 World Conference! Please carefully read the submission guide at https://worldgifted2021.com/submit. Note that with the shift to a virtual conference, our session details have changed, so it is very important to review the full guide. If you have any

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2021 Virtual WCGTC® World Conference - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
2021 World Conference

Save the Dates – 2021 Virtual World Conference

Thank you to each person who shared their ideas on the survey we recently disseminated regarding the 2021 Virtual World Conference. We are pleased to announce that the World Conference will be held virtually over two consecutive weekends, July 31 – August 1 and August 7 – 8. We are still planning specifics

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Nominations Sought for WCGTC® President

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children is calling for nominations for President to serve 2021 – 2025. Nominations are due by January 15, 2021. Submit your nomination at https://world-gifted.org/2021-president-nomination-form/. OverviewThe Executive Committee (EC) consists of seven members: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and three Members-at-Large. The Executive Administrator of Headquarters

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2021 Virtual WCGTC® World Conference
2021 World Conference

Share your ideas for the 2021 Virtual WCGTC® World Conference!

In September, we announced that the 2021 World Conference will be held in a virtual format. We are working to make plans to ensure the World Conference maintains a great opportunity to network with people from around the world who are invested in serving gifted and talented children. We are

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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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