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January 2019 – The Michigan Association for Gifted Children regularly offers a limited number of scholarships for up to $250 to students who wish to attend summer enrichment programs. More information and requirements can be found on the Student Summer Scholarship Information and Application. March 1st is the annual deadline. A flier is available if you want to post this opportunity in the community.

December 2018 – The Michigan Association for Gifted Children is co-hosting a conference on April 25 at Ottawa ISD. The theme is “Differentiation…Comprehension Approaches to Developing Talent” with keynote speaker Dr. Todd Kettler. Check out all the information about conference and keynote speaker on their website.

February 2018 – The Michigan Association for Gifted Children regularly offers a limited number of scholarships for up to $250 to students who wish to attend summer enrichment programs. More information and requirements can be found on the Student Summer Scholarship Information and Application. March 1st is the annual deadline.

January 2018 – The Michigan Association for Gifted Children is co-hosting a conference on April 26 at Ottawa ISD. Check out all the information about conference and keynote speaker on their website.

March 7, 2014 – Many places are publishing their summer camp information. Here are a few camps that we have collected:

January 29, 2013Metro Parent Education issue: Letting kids fail, Gifted education for February 2013. Check out the article about gifted education.

January 19, 2011 – In his first State of the State Address, Governor Rick Snyder announced “We need to establish a system that focuses on real achievement for all of our children. We cannot leave children behind without the tools for success in their adult lives, but we also need to encourage better and faster opportunities for children that can go farther and faster in our system.” It is the hope of gifted advocates that this signals willingness on the part of the Snyder administration to work toward gifted education reform. These reforms could include mandating curriculum on gifted education for those working toward their teaching certificates, requiring school districts to have a gifted education policy in place, or streamlining the steps toward early graduation. Governor Snyder indicated that a future speech, planned for April, will go into further detail regarding his plans for Michigan’s education system. Stay tuned for updates on what these plans may mean for Michigan’s gifted students.

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