Connecticut Association for the Gifted Seeks Board of Directors Member with Gifted and Talented Teaching Experience

  • Westport, CT, US

To apply or for further information contact Lisa Garner at execdirector@ctgifted.org.

The Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG), founded in 1969, is the pre-eminent parent, teacher and school resource, and legislative advocate for Connecticut's talented and high-ability students. CAG provides families with information, resources and programs to benefit their gifted and talented children; educators with high-quality professional development; and Boards of Education with the tools to support talented students.

CAG is seeking an individual to serve as a Board member who is currently a teacher or coordinator in the field of gifted and talented education in CT, and who is committed to having the needs of gifted and high-potential children better served throughout the state. CAG needs assistance in expanding its reach, awareness and educational programming statewide -- including into underserved communities. Also important will be cultivating and maintaining relationships with educational leaders in a variety of communities and at the state level.

Responsibilities to include the following:

  • Collaborating with the Executive Director and Board leadership to plan, implement, evaluate and support comprehensive educational programming offerings including an expansion of CAG's popular Minds in Motion series for children.
  • Help plan, implement, evaluate and support Professional Development programming for educators.
  • Identify opportunities and topics for advocacy on behalf of gifted and talented children.
  • Connecting G/T Teachers throughout the state

Knowledge of how G/T programs operate in CT, and a general background in gifted education is required.

Previous experience on a non-profit board is helpful.

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  • This volunteer opportunity can be performed from a remote location.

  • PO Box 2598
    Westport, CT, US 06880
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  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Occasional (weekly or monthly)
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule

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