Welcome to Gifted Education at WMS!

Mrs. McElrath
Gifted & Talented Coach and Gifted Education Specialist

(651) 425-4526


    Young Author's Conference Registration Open Now

Do you enjoy creating stories, writing about yourself, others or events in the world? Join us at the Young Author's Conference where students will have the opportunity to attend a keynote address and three interactive writing sessions led by local fiction and non-fiction writers, poets, songwriters, playwrights, actors, and illustrators to learn the power of the well-written word and the way it can inform, inspire and transform. Registration for this day-long field-trip at Bethel University is due by Friday, February 23rd to your Language Arts Teacher or Mrs. McElrath is F216. For more information, see http://www.successbeyond.org/YAC.html

What is it?  A conference to inspire student creativity and self-expression through writing

When? Thursday, May 31st

Who? Open to students of all abilities who enjoy writing

Where? Bethel University (St. Paul)

Cost:$39 (Scholarships available on an as-needed basis, as your Language Arts teacher)

Registration will be “first come, first serve” until Friday, February 23rd.  Both permission slip and money are due to to your Language Arts teacher or to the GE Coach, Mrs. McElrath in F216 to secure your spot.  Contact Mrs. McElrath at emcelrat@sowashco.org with questions.  Registration materials available below.

YAC 2018 Field Trip Information HERE 

                                            YAC Field trip form HERE

Click HERE for the South Washington County School Gifted Education Department's announcements and resources site.