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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
My son, Nick – who’s pursuing his aerospace engineering PhD, sent me an article he read online. “Mom, have you read this? I clicked the link and saw it was an article from 2007 that I’ve not only read but … Continue reading
In athletics, we seek out the best performers and we give them the best coaches, the best equipment, and individualized instruction. We encourage them to excel in competition, and we nurture them so they will continue to grow and become … Continue reading
I went to summer camp! Yunasa, the Lakota word meaning balance, is a weeklong camp for highly gifted youth. The mission of Yunasa is to teach campers techniques and skills for integrating the intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and physical aspects … Continue reading
I read a worthwhile “obituary” for Proposition 103, which died on the November ballot in the Colorado general election. Proposal 103 would have solved so many problems our state is facing in education. It pains me that voters shortsightedly voted … Continue reading
I found myself saying, out loud, “yes” many times while reading an excellent article called Why Science Majors Change Their Minds (It’s Just So Darn Hard). The article, from the New York Times education section, addresses very nicely what I see so … Continue reading