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CAGTTerry is past President of Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented. She's on the CAGT Executive Board and has been the CAGT Conference Chair organizing the annual state gifted conference.
BVGTTerry was founding President of Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented and served on the BVGT Executive Board.
FAIRVIEWTerry is the Talented and Gifted Advisor at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado.
Recommendations"Terry, you are THE source for all things gifted. So happy and grateful for all you have done to help me be a better mom!" – mom of a high schooler
"I have heard you speak twice at the Beyond the Gifted conference and I'm always impressed by your insights and understanding of this unique group of learners." – faculty at Denver's Gifted & Talented magnet school Polaris At Ebert
"You have no idea how much you helped me and gave me confidence that I am not a terrible mother. I've followed you for years on your blog and love what you do for gifted kids." – parent of four highly gifted children
"Your help and advice has been a real source of support for our family." – another mom of a high schooler
"Thanks for your work with gifted kids in the district, beyond just Fairview High School." – father of a high schooler
"I want you to know how deeply grateful I am that you you have remained in touch with K over the years. I believe your support has been very crucial to his progress. You are a true gift to the many kids you mentor." – mom of a gifted son
"Thank for visiting us and training our teachers about our student's social and emotional needs." – district Gifted & Talented Coordinator
"You are quite a talent a resource. Thank you for inspiring us all to be better." – a high school teacher
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Alex, one of my former high school students, sent me this piece she designed for a graphic memoir writing course in college. It describes how it felt to be her in school, and how she came to find herself through … Continue reading
When I attended the 2017 Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented conference in Loveland, Colorado, I went to a session that changed the way I think. It was “Connecting the Gifted Mind to Nature” by Scott Major, a middle school … Continue reading
I applaud Celi Trepanier’s blog, Gifted Children: Culturally, Ethnically, Racially and Socially Diverse. She states that “too many students from families of a lower socioeconomic status, as well as students from culturally, ethnically and racially diverse groups are often disregarded … Continue reading
Here is an activity for teachers to do with graduating high school students, or for parents of students who are graduating high school. Talk about “There are Moments In Our Life When Everything Changes” (below). This might help put this life … Continue reading
I recently gave a “Pep Talk” to 75 high school second semester juniors. These students have self-selected into the most rigorous program our school offers, the IB Diploma. At our high school, this is a program that any junior can enter – … Continue reading
Amanda. I learned so much from her about Imaginational Overexcitabilites during her four years in high school. Amanda showed up in my office as a freshman with her jet black hair hanging in messy shards over her glasses. As the … Continue reading
I spent five days in Phoenix, AZ at NAGC’s 62nd annual conference. I came back with some innovative new ideas, fresh ways of thinking, and helpful strategies to share with my students and my colleagues. One session in particular stands … Continue reading