Promoting childrens\' education


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Legislature Passes Bills to Support Advanced Learners

This post first appeared on the Treasure Valley Parent Advocates for Gifted Education listserve. It was written and posted by Barb Minton. Some new options for advanced learners passed by our legislature this past session. Senate bill 1233 approved funds to cover up to 75% of the cost of taking dual credit courses, college-bearing exams, […]

Interdisciplinary Summer Research Workshop for High School Teachers

Wednesday and Thursday, July 30-31, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Boise State University This two-day workshop will cover a variety of interdisciplinary research topics that can be translated into a high school STEM curriculum. The Interdisciplinary Workshop for High School Teachers is part of The Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research. (ICUR), the first […]

Research Methods Workshop for High School Students

Thursday, July 31, 2014 • Student Union Bldg., Boise State University Campus • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Workshops for High School Students 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade Learn and interact with Boise State Researchers and scientist and like-minded students about student research. Explore scientific leadership concepts and skills. Students will be able to attend the Undergraduate Research […]

Kids Summer Camp Opportunities!!!

The University of Idaho has several wonderful opportunities for your gifted child this summer.  Camp offerings include: Digital Innovation for Girls, Digital IT Coding, and Gizmo Camp.  These events will be held in Northern Idaho. Please forward this information to all parents and colleagues that have kids that may benefit from these.  Digital Innovation for […]

Upcoming Gifted Professional Development Opportunities

Check out all the upcoming options in Idaho and Eastern Washington:

Boise State Now Offering Master’s Emphasis in the Field of Gifted and Talented Education

Starting spring 2014, Boise State is offering a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Gifted and Talented Education. This flexible degree allows students pursuing their Gifted and Talented endorsement to take endorsement courses at the graduate level and then apply all of them toward a Master’s Degree. By adding approximately 14 […]