Website Redesign

The WCGTC website is being redesigned. The new site will be much more user friendly and is scheduled to be ready by the end of 2011. The new website design is based on input from numerous WCGTC members- including many of those who attended the World Conference in Prague. Connie

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Successful World Conference Held in Prague

More than 450 people interested in advancing gifted education participated in the 19th Biennial World Conference in Prague, Czech Republic August 8-12. Educators, parents and students from 57 countries from around the world attended the opportunity in Eastern Europe to share the latest scholarship and information on gifted education. The

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WCGTC Bylaws Revision Election Results

WCGTC members have voted to ratify the recently revised bylaws for our organization. The bylaws provide guidance and structure for the World Council.  In May the bylaws committee presented an updated document for final review with a comments period and members voted online to ratify the new document. Thank you

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2011 Executive Committee Election Results

We are pleased to announce the Executive Committee election results. Dr. Ümit Davaslıgil from Turkey and Dr. Ken McCluskey from Canada will be joining the Executive Committee at the conclusion of the 2011 World Conference.

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2011 Conference Website Available

The website for the 19th biennial conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) to be held in Prague (August 8-12, 2011) is now online. The conference link can be accessed at worldconference2011.org. This conference will be held in partnership with Czech Technical University in Prague and

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2011 WCGTC Conference Change of Venue

The unforeseen political circumstances which have arisen in South Korea have necessitated the Executive Committee making a very difficult decision. In consideration of the safety of our conference participants, it has become necessary to find a new location for the 19th World Conference. We are extremely pleased to announce that

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Interruption to Online Payment

In conjunction with the relocation of The World Council Headquarters to Western Kentucky University, the electronic transition is now underway. As of today, online purchases have stopped and will not be resumed until further notice from the new Headquarters

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Relocating WCGTC Headquarters

The WCGTC Executive Committee today announced its September 17th decision to relocate its Headquarters, currently situated at the University of Winnipeg, to Western Kentucky University, home of EC member, Julia Link Roberts, effective January 1, 2011.

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Relocating Conference Operations to Vancouver

WCGTC Headquarters is in the process of packing up to move its conference operations from Winnipeg to Vancouver. All conference product purchases have now been disabled and will be available again on-line at on-site rates on Saturday, August 1st. Please, note that you may purchase additional cruise tickets on-site until

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