Author: Tyler Clark

Executive Committee Election Results

The Executive Committee election began on April 17, 2015 and concluded April 30, 2015. There were four well qualified candidates on the ballot. The candidates with the most votes were Ümit Davasligil and Margaret Sutherland. Congratulations to both for being elected to the Executive Committee. Thank you to the other

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Executive Committee Elections

We have heard that several folks are getting an error message when trying to access the Executive Committee ballot that says “You do not have permission to view this form.” To access the ballot, you will need to follow these steps: Visit the WCGTC website (https://www.world-gifted.org/) and login. Copy and

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Gifted and Talented International Volume 29, Number 1 & 2 Available Online

We have just posted the latest edition (Volume 29, Numbers 1 & 2) of our journal, “Gifted and Talented International” on the WCGTC webpage. Both members and non-members can view the newest issue online at https://www.world-gifted.org/Publications; however, only WCGTC members (when logged in to the website) can view past archived

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World Conference Awards Deadline Extended to April 15

Don’t miss the opportunity to honor those who work hard to help so many. The deadline for the World Conference Awards has been extended to April 15, 2015. There are four categories including: The World Council Distinguished Service Award The International Creativity Award The International Award for Research The Harry

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2015 WCGTC World Conference Scholarship Recipients

The WCGTC wishes to congratulate the 2015 World Conference Scholarship recipients: Yalew Endawoke Mulu, Luc Bugingo Tabu, and Cigdem Selik-Sahin. Yalew Endawoke Muluk, is an advocate for gifted education in Ethiopia, and is also the President of Woldia University. Luc Bugingo Tabu is the leader of youth development program at

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Edna McMillan Scholarships Awarded to Parent Advocates

Dr. Dorothy Sisk, founding member of the WCGTC and a long time supporter of the World Council, has awarded two $1000 parent scholarships to Lucia Riet and Rebecca Howell to attend the World Conference in Odense, Denmark. The scholarships are awarded in memory of former WCGTC Executive Committee member Edna

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World Conference Proposal Submission Deadline Extended

The abstract proposal submission deadline for the World Conference in Odense, Denmark has been extended to March 29, 2015. WCGTC members are encouraged to submit their abstract proposal through the World Conference website at: www.worldgifted2015.com  Due to high traffic on the website submission portal some users may encounter slower than

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Nominations Sought for WCGTC Executive Committee

The World Council Elections Committee is seeking nominations for two Executive Committee members of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Nominations must be received by April 1, 2015. The Elections Committee will review the nominations and present a slate of eligible candidates for a vote by the World Council members

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Information on hosting 2017 World Conference now available

Is your city or country interested in hosting the next WCGTC biennial World Conference? The WCGTC is now accepting “Expressions of Interest” for hosting the 2017 World Conference. This unique international event is held every two years during late July or early August. It bring together hundreds of leaders in

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Nominations Sought for World Conference Awards

In conjunction with the WCGTC biennial conference, the Executive Committee of the World Council presents awards in four different areas of recognition: Research, Creativity, Leadership, and Distinguished Service. Applications for these awards are submitted to Headquarters, and the Awards and Scholarship Committee, with the approval of the WCGTC Executive Committee,

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