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AP Workshop for Teachers: October 20th

Workshop description – AP Workshops offer teachers the information, tools, and strategies needed to build successful Advanced Placement Programs in your schools.  Through these workshops, teachers will strengthen their professional skills and learn techniques to help students prepare for and connect with college. AP teachers can register online for professional development workshops held in Idaho.   Date:    Saturday, […]

GEM Award Winner: Scarlett Randall

ITAG/SAGE is pleased to announced the 2012 GEM Award Winner: Scarlett Randall. Scarlett is in her 24th year of teaching, and has been advocating for and teaching gifted children since 2001. She taught in a full-time multi-grade gifted classroom at Whitney Elementary (a Title School) in Boise, Idaho. She became well-versed in the varying needs […]

2012 Grant Winners in Idaho Falls

PACE students in Idaho Falls District 91 used wire to make sculptures to depict the trials and triumphs of immigrating to the US. Groups studied facts and histories of peoples from many different countries who came through Ellis Island during the early 1900’s. The wire was a new, creative medium and was meant for building […]

Welcome to a New School Year!

Greetings to all new and returning ITAG members, ITAG’s executive board would like to welcome you to this fabulous association.  This school year will indeed be filled with new and exciting growth for every teacher and school.  Every school year also brings it’s own challenges.  We hope that you will look to ITAG/SAGE as a […]

WANTED: Advocates for Gifted Children!

WANTED: Advocates for Gifted Children By Marcia Wall As advocates for Gifted Education, we need to find ways to affect change. What will make a difference, and how can we promote what will make a difference? Your advocacy is needed at both the State and Federal levels of government. I’d like to suggest a couple […]

Announcing the ITAG Lending Library

A month ago, the state department gave it’s lending library to ITAG/SAGE.  There are close to 500 materials on gifted education now made available to ITAG/SAGE members.  During Edufest, ITAG members got the opportunity to check out great materials to use in their classroom for an entire school year. If you are one of the […]

Winter Edufest: Register Today!

Winter Edufest 2013 will be bringing in speakers from all over the country; Pat Schuler from New York, Brian Housand from North Carolina and Martha Kaufeldt from California.  Infinite Horizons: Unleashing the Mind’s Potential, will be the theme of the 2013 conference.  It will be on February 7-9, 2013 in Coeur d’Alene. Early bird registration […]

Rocket Launch at Pierce Park

Rocket Day at Pierce Park Elementary School was a great success.  Students were able to shoot their rockets and share this experience with fellow peers as well as their parents and teachers.  As a member of ITAG, Mr. Marinelli was able to apply for a mini grant from ITAG in 2011.  ITAG is proud to […]


All Premier Members of ITAG can now contribute to our site.  If you have an announcement related to GT, whether it’s a kids day or a great link that you found on the web, you can write a short post and share it with others who are connected to the GT community.  It’s also possible […]

Edufest Registration Open

  Now is the time to register for Edufest!  Talk to your administrators about the possibility of using Title II funds to attend. Edufest 2012 has a focus on the 21st Century Learner. The weeklong conference begins on Sunday, July 22 and ends on Friday, July 27th, 2012. Edufest is held on the second floor […]