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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
Tag Archives: gifted
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
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
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
Dr. Jim Webb spoke to a large, interested audience in Boulder recently for Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented. His topic revolved around his new book Searching For Meaning; Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment, and Hope. Webb is one of the 25 … Continue reading
There’s a quote I really like: “If the purpose for learning is to score well on a test, we’ve lost sight of the real reason for learning.” (by Jeannie Fulbright) Similarly, I think it’s also true that “if the only … Continue reading
I am privileged to be an adult that many of my students keep in touch with after they graduate. As such, I have the opportunity to have great reflective conversations with them over coffee or lunch when they’re back in … Continue reading
Connections. I have made some wonderful connections throughout the years with the Colorado Academy of Educators of the Gifted, Talented and Creative (CAEGTC). Our annual luncheon meeting was this week. It’s a time when we can all get together to … Continue reading