Communicating latest news and trends about childrens\' education


Diane Rowen Gamire – 2017

Congratulations to Diane Rowen Garmire, our 2017 GEM Award winner.  Diane has shared her love for creativity with gifted students and teachers throughout the states of Idaho and Washington.  She has worked tirelessly to bring awareness to gifted education and her passion for this is always evident!  Diane taught for 39 years in the public […]

2017 President’s Address

January 27, 2017 Dear Members & Friends, I hope 2017 is off to a good start and you’re not totally buried in snow! I want to keep you updated on the current state of gifted education in Idaho. It was so nice to see so many of you at Winter Edufest in Coeur d’Alene. There […]

2017 Mini Grant Applications NOW OPEN!

ITAG/SAGE is now accepting applications from members for $200 classroom mini-grants! Applying is quick and simple. All we ask of winners is a few pictures to post on our website and social media. Use this money for whatever you need – supplies, materials, curriculum, professional development, etc. Applicants must be members to apply! Think about […]

Funding Update for 2016/2017

Below is an article written by Dr. Peggy Wenner, Gifted Coordinator at the Idaho State Department of Education. ITAG is elated at the possibilities this funding brings to Idaho gifted students!  “Ask and it Shall be Given to You” After years of seeking a line item to fund gifted education in Idaho, the gifted community […]

2015 Mini Grant Winners

Scarlett Randall – Hawthorne Elementary, Boise Scarlett received a $200 grant to purchase supplies for the S.T.E.A.M. room at Hawthorne. This project was inspired by a student whose fascination with 3D printers led to the receipt of a large grant to purchase a printer. ITAG is excited to be part of supporting tinkering and making […]

Hurry! Winter Edufest rates will change soon!

Don’t forget to send in your registration for the Winter Edufest Conference in Coeur d Alene on February 5, 6, 7.  The regular registration rate for the Winter Edufest Conference changes on December 15 and CDA Resort reservations need to be made by December 26 to get the conference block rate. Visit for more information.

Math Camp for Exceptionally & Profoundly Gifted

EPSILON CAMP AND DELTA CAMP A summer camp for the 6.5 to 11 year old exceptionally (EG) or profoundly (PG) gifted child who loves math. Epsilon Camp and Delta Camp, directed by Dr. George Thomas, founder of MathPath and Canada/USA MathCamp, is an intellectually rigorous student camp combined with a parent workshop designed to help […]

Hurry! Board Nominations closing soon!

Nominations for the ITAG/SAGE Executive Board will close on December 1st! Please consider contributing your experience, enthusiasm, and expertise to help further gifted education in Idaho. Visit today for more information or to nominate yourself or someone else. Thank you for all you do for gifted kids in Idaho! Also, we have been recieving reports […]

State Dept. Seeking Parent Feedback

The State Department of Education is seeking two parents who have students in grades 4, 6, and 8 on IEP’s who spend the majority of their time in the general education classroom. The State Department of Education would like the parents to participate in a statewide discussion around how to measure student growth for reading […]

High School Video Contest: World of 7 Billion

Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest can help you bring technology and creativity into your high school classes. The contest challenges your students to create a short (60 seconds or less) video illustrating the connection between world population growth and one of three global challenges dealing with either the sixth extinction, available […]