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.
This is an unpaid (volunteer) position. To apply or for further information contact Lisa Garner at email@example.com.
- Child Development
- Teaching / Instruction
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