Parent Mentor Program

We know our parent group has a wealth of unique, interesting and important things to share with our students. The CBE and the GATE Parent Association are partnering to find parents who could be mentors and subject matter experts in our classrooms, and/or online, during school time. We currently need mentors in the following areas: …

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High School for Gifted Learners: GATE, IB and AP…What is Best for Me?

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 6:30pm John Ware School: Library 10020 19th Street SW Gifted Learners will need to consider what is best for them and their future when considering high school choices. What is best for a good friend might not be the best choice for you! High school GATE Programming, International Baccalaureate (IB), …

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Business Meeting and PARENT EDUCATION SESSION

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 Location: Louis Riel School  9632 Oakfield Drive SW   6:30pm BUSINESS MEETING 7:00pm SPEAKER PRESENTATION:  “Living in a Gifted World: Parents and their Gifted Children–Challenges and Survival” This session will provide a basic understanding of ‘what is giftedness?’, exploring the unique and often complex characteristics that may be present in these children. For …

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“The Gifted Child: From the Inside Out”—a conference for parents

Friday, February 28, 2014—Wine & Cheese evening, Key-note address; cash bar, registration begins at 6:00pm. Saturday, March 1, 2014—Daytime conference with plenary sessions; includes coffee/muffins, lunch, and conference book on gifted parenting (TBA); registration begins at 8:00am. Westmount Charter School 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW Registration information: No pre-registration; first-come, first-served/registered. Fees: $60.00 (CASH only, payable at …

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Dr Linda Silverman: “If our child is so smart, why aren’t our lives easier?”

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm Westmount Charter School, MH Gymnasium 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW Fee: $5 (CASH ONLY) per person at the door, open to public. Note: NO RSVP–limited general seating; first-come, first-served; doors open at 6:30pm. Synopsis: “Gifted children are expensive and time-consuming. They usually need less sleep than you do, ask more questions than you …

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CHANGED!: Business Meeting and PARENT EDUCATION SESSION

This event will now include a Parent Education Session. Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 6:30pm  GATE Parent Association Business Meeting  7:00pm Parent Education Session: “Change and Transition in the Lives of the Gifted: Managing Anxiety & Stress” It is well-known that managing change and transition can be stressful in one’s life, and this can lead to …

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