Communicating latest news and trends about childrens\' education


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:

Ideas for the Classroom!

On February 28th, ITAG/SAGE hosted a meeting for GT coordinators in Region 3.  Attached, you will find documents that were presented at the meeting.  You will find ready to use lesson plans, project ideas, activities, and more! Please contact the executive board if you would like to host a regional meeting in your area!  Socratic […]

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 […]

North Idaho Gifted Facilitators’ Letter of Support for Restoration of Gifted Training Grant

9/26/13 Superintendent Luna, Chief of Staff Luci Willits, Deputy Chief Jason Hancock, I am writing as a representative to North Idaho districts in support of the restoration of the Idaho Gifted Training Grant. I have been involved in gifted education in Idaho for the past 25 years. During the last few years I have witnessed an increased […]

Edufest and Gifted Ed Featured in IEA News

Check it out! Great coverage of the state of gifted ed, Edufest, and ITAG’s mission in the Idaho Education Association News. ITAG/SAGE Promotes Gifted & Talented Education

Marlene Moore – 2013

  Congratulations to Marlene Moore, GT Facilitator at COSSA, for being selected for the ITAG/SAGE Gifted Education Milestone Award! Marlene has been involved in Gifted Education for 12 years, during which she has developed an in-depth, creative pull-out program for K-6. Her peers say that Marlene is …”a positive and innovative advocate for gifted students. […]

Use NewzBrain in Your Classroom this Fall!!!!

Testimonial:    Wanda Weimer, Curriculum  Gifted Specialist, Plattsmouth Schools, Plattsmouth, NE             “From pop culture to global affairs, the NewzBrain weekly quiz challenges my students to stay on top of all aspects of current events.  Our students look forward to taking the weekly NewzBrain assessment.  I love the option of two […]

Feb. 2013, ITAG Executive Board Meeting Notes

ITAG  Notes –Executive Board Meeting February 1, 2013 5:00-6:30 p.m. Fort Boise, Boise, ID List of Attendees:   Teri Mahler, Tina Polishchuk, Amy Wiltrout, Erin Kueneman, Kelly Brady, Ingrid Jungen, Sue Wolfe President’s Thank You Teri Mahler, thanked all the members of the executive board for the previous year and gave presents of pens and personalized […]

Urgent Legislative Update!

    Dear ITAG Member, This information was passed on to us by BEA members. The House and Senate Education Committees are holding a second hearing on Monday to listen to testimonials about the new legislation that will bring back an increasing number of the Prop 1 laws defeated by Idaho citizens in November.   It begins […]