Includes Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties
Welcome to the Redwood Region of the California Association for the Gifted. This regional news is designed to keep educators, parents, and students aware of events and resources in the Redwood Region and throughout California. Please contact your regional representative if you have questions, have local resources to share, or would like to become more involved.
Membership in CAG supports advocacy efforts for gifted students in the state legislature, continued educator training opportunities, direct access to the Gifted Educator Communicator, and discounted conference fees.
County Office of Education
Excel for Youth Summer University for Kids – Summer 2017
Wonderful, Comprehensive Resources for Parents, Educators, and Kids:
Hoagies Gifted Education Page: http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
Explore Hoagies reading lists for gifted children: http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/reading_lists.htm
Classroom Observation Opportunities
The Redwood Region offers opportunities to observe differentiated instruction as follows:
On the second Tuesday of each month, Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School offers an opportunity for CAG members to view lessons in depth and complexity in 6th grade classrooms. Please contact Anna Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Kathy Alexander, 6th grade teacher at Sequoia Elementary in Rincon Valley Union School District, welcomes visitors to observe GATE strategies being used across the curriculum. Please contact her at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.Please contact Kathy Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Please take a moment to renew (or initiate) your CAG membership. This will ensure that you receive CAG newsletters and the Gifted Education Communicator (GEC). You will also have access to past issues of the GEC, resources, webinars, and discounted rates at all CAG events including the annual conference. Your membership also carries the intrinsic benefit of supporting gifted education—CAG has a strong presence in Sacramento and continues to advocate for gifted education throughout California. To join or renew your membership, please click the membership tab at www.cagifted.org, or print out the membership form and send it to the CAG office.