Dabrowski Congress

July 14 to 16, 2016 Calgary, Alberta The Dabrowski Congress is an event for students, parents, teachers, psychologists, and physicians. Dabrowski created a theory of personality development that enhances  and aligns with our understanding of gifted individuals and how they experience the contrasts in the world. This theory celebrates the challenges faced and the opportunities …

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Calling all former GATE students!

Are you willing to share your insights into the GATE program? Dr. Laurie Alisat, GATE specialist at the CBE, would like to hear from you! In order to make the GATE program the best it can be, please share your reflections about how you benefitted personally from the program, and identify improvements that could make the learning …

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Learning in a GATE classroom

  Louis Riel is excited to host an evening for parents to experience the GATE program for themselves! Come back to School! Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Louis Riel School 9632 Oakfield Drive SW Have you ever wondered what happens in a GATE classroom and how it differs from a regular program? Teachers …

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Parent Discussion Evenings

We’re excited to launch an opportunity to bring parents together to connect and share in a relaxed environment. Join us for an informal evening (or two!) of connecting and discussion with other GATE parents. The conversations are sure to be informative and wide-ranging. No need to pre-register; drop by at any time. As part of …

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Fundraising Campaign

  For the first time in five years, the GATE Parent Association is asking for donations to support teacher professional development. Our coffers have run dry! You may know that one source of our funding comes from casino volunteering, and these funds are allocated directly to our GATE schools on a ‘per student’ basis to …

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How To Talk About Giftedness: Difficult Conversations Made Easy

Four Tele-seminars for parents of children who are gifted: June 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2015 Do You: Hesitate to speak-up or struggle to find the right words to address your child’s needs? Feel conflicted about if and how you should talk to your child about their giftedness? Sometimes feel like you’re bragging or making excuses when talking about your child? Find others cannot relate to your …

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