Welcome to St Croix Valley Gifted

We are the local chapter of Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) serving all public, private, charter, virtual and home schools -- Preschool through University -- within the district boundaries of MN ISD 834 in Washington County.

Every student deserves to learn every day.
All students 
deserve the opportunity to experience growth
over the course of the school year.

We invite you to explore, learn more about MCGT, attend a meeting, and connect with St Croix Valley neighbors who support the young gifted learners in our midst, including their parents, educators, and caregivers.

Parent and Educator Resources
Gifted 101 is a great starting point. Our resources page updated monthly, with archives sorted by topic. You'll find articles, links to GT enrichment programming, info about identification, instruction, debunking stereotypes, and more. 

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Do You Have a Gifted Child? 
He might be getting straight A’s, yet wish the school day offered more challenge. She might be composing her
own music. He could be creating new ways to solve an addition problem. She might debate every point better than a lawyer. His artwork may inspire adults. She might design a functional software prototype.

Sometimes test scores signal a child who demonstrates advanced or accelerated abilities, especially if their talent is in a core subject like reading
or math. But test scores are not always available or applied in the best ways. What about a gifted artist, musician or engineer? What about the young inventor, creative thinker or game strategist? 

Some kids demonstrate natural abilities that, for their age, are far beyond the norm. These kids often have unique academic, social and emotional needs. Learn more...


News Spotlight
  • Sunday 5/17, 12:00 - 3:00pm | Annual Family Picnic at Afton State Park It's once again time for the St. Croix Valley Gifted annual Spring  Family Potluck Picnic. Newcomers, member families, and educators all are welcome to join us at the Afton ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 11:30 AM by M. Thomas
  • Stillwater Area Schools 5/5 | What Does it Mean to Be in a Cluster Class? featuring Dr. Diane Heacox Stillwater Area Public Schools will host an informational workshop for parents featuring Dr. Diane Heacox, Ed.D., to learn what it means to have your identified gifted and talented child ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 11:33 AM by M. Thomas
  • Wisconsin Voices Raised for Gifted Kids, WATG Advocacy Serving St. Croix Valley communities on the Minnesota banks of the river means we occasionally field questions and welcome members from GT student families and teachers in St. Croix County ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2015, 9:04 AM by M. Thomas
  • Tuesday 4/21, 7:00 - 9:00pm | District Overview of Education Services for GT Learners  What's the latest on ISD 834 education services for GT learners attending or considering enrollment at Stillwater Area Public Schools? St. Croix Valley Gifted invites you to a conversation ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 11:39 AM by M. Thomas
  • MCGT Mini-Conference, Spring GT News of Note in the St. Croix Valley Our Spring news update offers one-stop info about:MCGT's Gifted 101 Mini Conference 4/18Stillwater Schools Bond Special Election 5/12'A Nation Empowered' Report on GT ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 4:11 PM by M. Thomas
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