Friday, November 18, 2016

Focusing on the Future at the College of William & Mary

The Center for Gifted Education's 2017 Focusing on the Future conference will
be held this February.

The event will expose high-ability learners in grades 6–12 to career opportunities in various
professional fields. Separate sessions will be held for parents, guardians, and counselors and will provide them with strategies and techniques to assist students with academic and career planning.

The event will be held at William & Mary’s School of Education, located at 301 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, VA 23185. All students must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or group chaperone. All participants must register for the event, and the registration deadline is Jan 13, 2017.

Additional information and the conference application are available on the
Center for Gifted Education’s website:

Monday, November 7, 2016

Spring Saturday Enrichment at the College of William & Mary

The Center for Gifted Education is accepting registrations for the 2017 Spring
Saturday Enrichment Program (SEP). The 2017 Spring program will begin on
Feb. 25 and conclude on March 25, consisting of 5
Saturday sessions. The Spring program will be located at the William & Mary
Mason School of Business located at 101 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

SEP is an academically challenging program with an emphasis on inquiry-based
learning for students enrolled in grades K-12. It is not meant to supplant the
regular school curriculum; rather, it recognizes the importance of allowing
able students to explore additional specialized areas of science, mathematics,
humanities, and the arts.

The program’s brochure is accessible through the Center’s website at If you have
any questions contact the CFGE office at (757) 221-2166 or

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Let's Innovate Student Student Conference for Grades 6-8

Program Information:

1.Students in grades 6-8 currently enrolled in the public school systems from consortium school divisions are eligible to participate (Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, King William, Petersburg, Powhatan and Richmond).

2.You may register on-line at and follow the instructions in the registration portal. Alternatively, you can complete the registration form below and mail it along with a $20.00 check to the MathScience Innovation Center. Please note: payment must be received before you can be accepted into the conference.

3. Registrations will be continuously accepted until December 8, 2016 or the conference is filled. Spaces are limited, so check your calendar carefully. Your registration will be confirmed prior to the conference date by e-mail and will be accompanied by specific instructions for the program. If you do not have e-mail, the U.S. Mail will be used.

4.Bus transportation will be provided for students enrolled in Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Henrico, King William, Petersburg, Powhatan and Richmond school divisions. A schedule of pick-up times is posted on the website.

5.Lunch is provided for all participants. Students will make selections of individual workshop sessions at the conference. 6.For additional information contact: Debbie Mitchell: Ph 804.343.6525, Ext. 243 Email: Rachel Martin: Ph 804.343.6525, Ext. 249 Email:

Additional information is available online at: