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.