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San Joaquin Region

includes Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, and Tulare counties

 
Jerri Anna Billington

Educator Representative

 

 

 

 


Kristin Faure
Parent Representative

Welcome

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 erikatindell@att.net.

  

Membership

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.

 

Regional Opportunities

Differentiate!  Everyone benefits.

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

Kings County

Madera County

Mariposa County

Merced County

Stanislaus County

Tulare County

 

 

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

https://www.blendspace.com/

Create lessons in 5 minutes.  Blend your classroom.  Make the most of class time.

 

 

Parenting Gifted Kids:

http://www.giftedsupportcenter.org/

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.


http://sengifted.org/

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. 

 

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/10/02/06giftedparents_ep.h33.html

Article: Parents Press for Attention to Programs for Gifted Students

 

Opportunities:

http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/

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.

 

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