The Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE) is a nonprofit state affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children
Help MCGATE volunteers continue advocacy efforts on behalf of GT students, maintain resources for you such as our website and social media, and provide updated information to all stakeholders. See "Membership" tab and/or make a tax-deductible donation here:
Enjoy "Top 10 Myths in Gifted Education," compliments of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
MCGATE's mission is to ensure that the academic, social and emotional needs of all children having special gifts and talents are met. It is our belief that it is the basic right of every child to experience the joy of learning each day.
Javits Act: New Funding!
Thank Sen. Mikulski for her leadership in funding the Javits Act! See News Release in Legislative section.
The Maryland Coalition for Gifted And Talented Education (MCGATE) is a Maryland state affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC).
NAGC Convention Info
***** Parent Day is November 15th! *****
There will be Special Seminars and Events
with the Interests of Parents in Mind
See the "Events" page
“However gifted an individual is at the outset, if his or her talents cannot be developed because of his or her social condition, because of the surrounding circumstances, these talents will be still-born.”
~ Simone de Beauvoir (French Writer, 1908-1986)