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, and home schools -- from preschool through university -- within the geography of Washington County defined by Minnesota ISD 834. www.stcroixvalleygifted.net

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

We invite you to explore, learn more about MCGT, attend an upcoming meeting, and connect with residents of the St Croix Valley who value support for the young gifted learners in our midst, including their parents, educators, and caregivers who live and work with them.

Parent and Educator Resources
Each month St Croix Valley Gifted adds to our online resources page and archives previous links by topic. You'll find articles, links to Minnesota GT enrichment options, info about GT identification and more. We invite you to explore and contact us with suggestions.

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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
  • 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 by M. Thomas
  • Drawing Results Announced from Learning Inspirations Fair Congratulations to all whose names were drawn for prizes during the first East Metro K-12 Learning Inspirations Fair! Thank you to each of the participating vendors who contributed the ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2015, 4:28 PM by M. Thomas
  • March 26, 6:30-8:30pm | Solving the Maze Together: Parent/Teacher Collaboration to Meet the Needs of GT Learners Kathy Geary offers ideas and strategies for engaging in data-driven decision making between parents and educators.What | Solving the Maze Together: Parent/Teacher Collaboration to Meet the Needs of ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2015, 11:37 AM by M. Thomas
  • Tuesday 2/24, 6:30-8:30pm | K-12 Learning Inspirations Fair at Rutherford Elementary Put your students in gear and be eligible for prizes at the East Metro K-12 Learning Inspirations Fair, a FREE event coming to Rutherford Elementary in Stillwater. When | Tuesday ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2015, 9:01 AM by M. Thomas
  • Earn Early College Credit with CLEP Exams The price tag for a college education keeps growing, which sends budget-conscious families looking to stretch their education dollar as far as possible. The College Board CLEP exams ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2015, 11:37 AM by M. Thomas
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