San Joaquin Region
Includes Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, and Tulare Counties
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Welcome to the San Joaquin Region of the California Association for the Gifted. This regional news is designed to keep educators, parents, and students aware of events and resources in the San Joaquin Region and throughout California. Please contact your regional representatives if you have questions, have local resources to share, or would like to become more involved. JBillington@centralusd.k12.ca.us and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership in CAG support advocacy efforts for gifted students in the state legislature, continued educator training opportunities, direct access to the Gifted Education Communicator, and discounted conference fees. Click here for membership options.
Nor-Cal GATE Symposium Saturday, November 7, 2015 Sacramento, CA
Featuring Susan Windebrenner, acclaimed differentiation and cluster grouping expert. Additional breakout sessions from experienced practitioners in differentiation.
County Office of Education Information
Fresno County Office of Education
Kern County Superintendent of Schools
Kern County Oral Language Festival
January 30, 2016 8:30 a.m. t0 2:00 p.m.
Location: Stonecreek Jr. High
Come watch students in grades 4-8 perform an interpretation of a piece of literature.
“Spotlight on Differentiation”
Links and ideas from educators in our region:
Dana Budd from Central Unified wants to share
Create lessons in 5 minutes. Blend your classroom. Make the most of class time.
Parenting Gifted Kids:
At Gifted Support Center we understand the joys and challenges of parenting high ability children. We are committed to providing education, insight, guidance and emotional support about giftedness.
SENG is dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities.
Article: Parents Press for Attention to Programs for Gifted Students
Our summer programs offer eligible students from all over the country and around the world the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work in the company of peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning.