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The Gifted Advocacy Council of Hillsborough (GACH, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 2007 to support the education of gifted children and to provide a forum for sharing information about best practices in gifted education. Membership in GACH, Inc. is open to anyone interested in learning about and supporting gifted education in Hillsborough County and in the State of Florida. To access the membership form, click on the membership button at the top of the page.

Please register for all meetings at least one week prior to the event.                                                                            RSVP to programs@GACHFlorida.org including the event name, your name, phone and number in your party.


2008-09 Membership Year

    August 25, 2008    Board Meeting  7:00pm at Panera Bread

September 20, 2008  10 am-12 noon  General Meeting Independent Day School RSVP Deadline is 09/13                                 Dr. Elizabeth Shaunessy, Ph.D., (USF College of Education): Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)                  Board meeting following speaker for all interested in membership and committee work.  

October 29 - November 2, 2008:    NAGC 55th Annual Convention and Exhibition Tampa, Florida

        Announcing the Opening Keynote Speaker, Author of-- A Whole New Mind  Daniel H. Pink, Opening Keynote                     Contrary to the “skill and drill” emphasis in America’s public schools, the future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers and storytellers. Attend to find out exactly what this means for America’s classrooms and campuses – and how we teach in the future.

In addition, the meeting features 260+ sessions in 15 strands!  Registration opens March 28th.

Parent's Day, Saturday, November 1, 2008

Interested in volunteering at the conference? - contact Stephanie Georgiades president@GACHFlorida.org

    November   Board Meeting  TBA

December 

    January        Board Meeting  TBA

February 21, 2009:  10am-12pm  [Location TBA]    General Meeting  RSVP Deadline is 2/14                                                         Parent Appreciation Month  "Parenting Successful Gifted Students" Panel Presentation                                                     Board meeting following speaker for all interested in membership and committee work.  

March           Board Meeting  TBA

April              Board Meeting  TBA

May 16, 2009:  10am-12pm   [Location TBA]   Annual Meeting    Teacher of the Gifted Appreciation Month   RSVP Deadline is 5/09 "Meeting the Needs of Gifted Learners in the Classroom" TOG Panel Presentation                                                                        Board meeting following speaker for all interested in membership and committee work.  

June            Board Meeting  TBA

July 13-19, 2009: is National Parenting Gifted Children Week  according to SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted), a national nonprofit organization and the official sponsor of this week. National Parenting Gifted Children Week, now placed in the National Special Events Registry, is intended to celebrate the joys and challenges of raising, guiding, and supporting bright young minds.

 

Inaugural (2007-08) Membership Year in Review

September 15, 2007First Quarterly Meeting                                                                                                           Thank you to those who donated "Key West" themed items to our Scobee Scholarship  auction basket.

September 29, 2007 Gifted Conference at PineView School in Sarasota

October 12-13, 2007 FLAG  (Florida Association for the Gifted) Annual  Conference                                                               Our GACH, Inc. Scobee Scholarship Auction Basket raised $260                                                     

January 12, 2008:  10am-12pm General Meeting  MEMBERS ONLY EVENT 

March 8:    10am-12pm Summer Enrichment Opportunities  

May 19, 2008:    7pm Annual Meeting and Elections

June 21, 2008:    CANCELLED Parent Advocacy Training Hosted by USF Gifted Education Program

June 23, 2008:    Old/New Board Meeting and planning for 2008-09 Membership Year. 7:00pm at Panera Bread


 

 

RSVP to programs@GACHFlorida.org including the event name, your name, phone and number in your party.

 

 
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