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The Jefferson County Association for Gifted Children (JAGC) is a non-profit group providing leadership and support to families and educators of gifted young people in Jefferson County, Colorado. 

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GT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

JAGC (pronounced Jag-C) works in positive partnership with the Jeffco School District's Gifted & Talented (GT) Department to provide leadership by promoting information about the educational and social-emotional needs of gifted and talented students.

The JAGC Ambassador Program extends this leadership from the district level into individual school buildings.

JAGC Ambassadors are volunteers who receive training in how serve GT students, parents, and staff at the articulation area and school building levels. Sign up Here or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Get Involved! Attend our next Seminar. Click here to view all upcoming meetings and events.

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Multipotentialities

We had a wonderful seminar speaker in January 28, 2014 about Multipotentialites: Emilie Wapnick.

The handout is here.

A full list of slides and resources from her evening presentation at available at:

http://puttylike.com/parents/

Slides and resources from the January 29 professional development presentation made to educators are available at:

http://puttylike.com/teachers/

 

Besides Emilie's site, puttylike.com, you may also find these articles of interest:

Read about some examples of chlidren who have talents and interests in many areas in Tamara Fisher's August 11, 2010 article "Multipotentiality" on her blog, Unwrapping the Gifted.

Lisa Rivero speaks to "the stress and indecision of being well-rounded" in her Psychology Today article, "Multipotentiality: When High Ability Leads to Too Many Options".

The problem of many interests: in the article "Are You a Scanner?" by Barbara Sher says that "scanners often describe themselves as being hopelessly interested in everything

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