WCGTC Announces 2013 World Conference Awards

The WCGTC Scholarship & Awards Committee has reviewed the nominations and announced the four World Conference Awards that will be officially presented at the 2013 World Conference in Louisville. The World Council Distinguished Service Award has been awarded to Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Todd Lubart and Peter Csemerly have each been selected

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2015 World Conference to be held in Denmark

The WCGTC Executive Committee has selected Odense, Denmark as the host of the 21st biennial World Conference. The proposed dates are August 10-14, 2015. Odense is the third largest city in Denmark and is connected by train to the capital city Copenhagen. Odense is the hometown of the renowned fairytale

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WCGTC Executive Committee Election results

Thank you to the WCGTC members who took the time to vote in the Executive Committee Election. The voting for four new EC members closed on May 15. The newly elected EC members are Julia Roberts, USA, Denise de Souza Fleith, Brazil, Leonie Kronborg, Australia, and Humphrey Peter Ouko Oborah,

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World Conference Scholarships Awarded

The WCGTC Scholarship & Awards Committee has awarded five World Conference registration scholarships for the 2013 World Conference in Louisville, KY USA. The recipients are: Karen Bendelman, Uruguay; Matthew Edinger, USA and United Kingdom; Soha Elzalabany, Egypt; Bishop Noe Nzeyimana, Burundi; and Laura Swan, New Zealand. The scholarships will cover

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Former WCGTC President Dorothy Sisk donates World Conference Scholarships

Dr. Dorothy Ann Sisk, founding member and long time supporter and contributor to the WCGTC, has generously donated two special World Conference scholarships to “passion, profession, and parents who inspire” in the name of her friend and longtime WCGTC colleague Edna McMillan. The $1000 scholarships were given to Jen Torbeck-Merril,

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Call for WCGTC Awards Nominations

Every two years at the WCGTC World Conference, the Scholarship & Awards Committee confers a small number of prestigious awards to individuals who stand out as exceptional contributors in our field. The four awards are: World Council Distinguished Service Award, International Creativity Award, International Award for Research, and the A.

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Nominations Sought for WCGTC Executive Committee Members

The World Council Elections Committee is seeking nominations for four Executive Committee members of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Nominations must be received by April 8, 2013. The Elections Committee will review the nominations and present a slate of eligible candidates for a vote by the World

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WCGTC President Election Results

Thank you to the Delegates who took the time to vote for the next WCGTC President. Voting for President closed on February 28 and Leslie Graves has been elected the next World Council President. The President serves as the Chief Executive of the World Council and is elected to a

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2013 World Conference Scholarship Deadline Extended

The WCGTC World Council Scholarship Fund will provide six (6) paid registrations for Graduate Students and Educators to attend the 2013 World Conference in Louisville, Kentucky USA. Scholarship applicants must be members of the World Council by the time of application and show evidence of need for support for the

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