Author: Tyler Clark

Nominations Sought for President & Executive Committee

Nominations for the 2009 WCGTC elections for President and four Executive Committee positions close at midnight CST on December 1st. Upon the completion of the review proces by the Elections Committee, the slate of candidates will be publicized.

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Registration and Call for Papers for 2009 World Conference

Registration and Call for Papers for the 2009 WCGTC Biennial World Conference is open as of today, October 1, 2008. Please, submit all registrations and abstracts for presentation proposals online at https://conference.world-gifted.org. Fees for all events and deadlines are posted on this site. For inquiries about registration, abstracts and paper

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Nominations Sought for 2009 Elections

Nominations for 2009 elections for WCGTC President and Executive Committee members whose terms are expiring next year are declared open as of October 1, 2008. Nominations will close on December 1, 2008. Personal e-mails with pertinent information and instructions are being sent to all current members of the WCGTC.

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WCGTC announces Dr. Taisir Subhi Yamin as New Editor of GTI

Dr. Yamin served as interim editor since 2006 and co-editor in 2005. Throughout his academic career, he has held a variety of editor positions, both as scientific and as managing editor. His long-standing commitment to the WCGTC, evident from his having served as a delegate since 1994 and as an

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WCGTC Announces New Membership Rate Structure

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children announces an immediate increase in its membership fees. Visitors to the WCGTC website will have until June 15th, 2008 to purchase a new one-year membership or renew or extend their current membership for one year at the old rate. All other membership

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Editor Sought for GTI

A week until the deadline! As publicized in our newsletter, the World Council Executive Committee is searching for an editor for our journal, Gifted and Talented International. The deadline for application submissions is February 29th, 2008. Please, refer to the notice on page 6 of the current issue of World

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Program Chairperson Announced for 18th Biennial Conference

We are very pleased to announce that Edna McMillan, Treasurer on the World Council Executive Committee, has accepted the role of Program Chairperson for our 18th Biennial Conference in Vancouver, August 2009. Besides her highly-productive career in gifted education, Edna’s having coordinated the Tenth World Congress on Gifted and Talented

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In Memoriam: Dr. Michael Pyryt

It is with deep sadness that Headquarters received the news that Canadian WCGTC delegate and Director of the Centre for Gifted Education at the University of Calgary, Dr. Michael Pyryt, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. His presence and his expertise will be missed greatly, here at home

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Congratulations to WCGTC President, Den-Mo Tsai

Congratulations to WCGTC President, Dr. Den-Mo Tsai, on his new appointment as President of the National Taitung University in Taitung City, Taiwan. The University, with its three colleges—Teachers College, College of Humanities, and College of Science and Engineering—has over three thousand students. Historically, before being upgraded to a university in

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New Online Membership System Launched

After several months of preparation, the new on-line membership system has been activated. All members, journal subscribers, former members, and former journal subscribers will be receiving a notification e-mail with login information required to access restricted areas of the website, update their membership or subscription information, or renew their membership

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