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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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I agree 100% with the article “Gifted Underachievers: Underachieving or Refusing To Play the Game?” I recently had a student tell me that he was not motivated to do anything about his D in a class because, even though he … Continue reading
Today was the 16th Annual CAGT Legislative Day in Denver. This is an event that allows students (grades 8 to 12) the unique opportunity to shadow a state legislator for the day at the Colorado capitol building. There is also … Continue reading
You know, some people just say it as it should be said. Dan Peters is someone I constantly learn from. I admire his wisdom, his attitude, his approachability, and his commitment to helping us all learn. He is a person who … Continue reading
Too many kids quit STEM because they don’t think they’re smart I visited Baltimore for the first time when I attended the 61st annual National Association for Gifted Children convention. With four days of sessions and keynoters, I wanted to share with … Continue reading
I’ve been the Conference Chair for the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented annual CAGT Conference for the past two years. It’s been an amazing experience planning, organizing, and executing our state’s gifted conference – this year with 800 attendees, … Continue reading
Many parents are anxious and concerned about where their child goes to college. Many are convinced that their child must only attend an elite, top tier university. Why? To those parents, the university choice is a sign of future success for … Continue reading
Jim Delisle is a Colorado favorite. He’s a straight shooter, and does not mince words. His new book, Dumbing Down America, is his latest attempt to highlight what is not working for our gifted students in the education system. I … Continue reading
My favorite session at the 32nd Annual SENG Conference in San Jose, CA this summer was Elephant in the Room: How to Talk about Giftedness. I run into a lot of people in my daily work life (parents, students, teachers, … Continue reading