Gifted and Talented Advisory Council
The Gifted and Talented Advisory Council is comprised of representatives of stakeholder groups with interest and expertise in gifted and talented education. The council provides valuable guidance and feedback to the department on socio emotional, and the instructional needs of highly able learners.
Council meetings are open to the public at the Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, Minnesota, in Conference Center A, Room CC 3 & 4, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. During the 2013-2014 school year the council will meet on the following dates:
September 9, 2013
October 28, 2013
February 24, 2014
May 12, 2014
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.