GPA Parent Education Event

Upcoming GPA Parent Education Event Date: February 5, 2019 Location: TBA Developing a Growth Mindset in Gifted Learners with Kimberly Eckert, Registered Psychologist and Executive Director of Eckert Psychology & Education Centre Research has demonstrated that the way children think about grades, mistakes, risks, and difficult learning tasks greatly impacts their ultimate success as a …

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November 2018 Newsletter

Happy Holidays from your GATE Parent Association! President’s Message 2018 has been an exciting and busy year for the GATE Parent Association (GPA) and our families. We have made many new friends and continued to build strong relationships with those we know. We would like to thank each of you for your help and attendance …

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GATE Information Night

Upcoming GATE Information Night for Parents Dec. 4, 2018 at 6:30 p.m Lord Shaughnessy High School 2336 – 53 Ave. S.W.   Learn about GATE Specialized Classes Parents are invited to learn about the Gifted and Talented Education specialized classes offered in the Calgary Board of Education. This evening is for families whose child has …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! We hope you all enjoyed the summer break. We are excited to welcome back all of our new and returning GATE families. – If you’re new to GATE and looking to connect with other GATE families, be sure to attend our events – Upcoming Events Annual General Meeting PLUS a special presentation: “GATE …

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June 2018 Newsletter

It’s been a busy year for your GATE Parent Association. With your support we have had many successful events. Our first meeting of the GATE Parent Association (GPA) was a FAMILY event held on September 26, 2017 at Queen Elizabeth High School. This was a combo event that included a speaker presentation along with our Annual …

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Indigo Gift Cards

Support GATE by buying books! Click below to buy a gift card, and 15% of the purchase price will go to support the work that we do, including funding for teacher professional development and public information seminars and events. Gift cards may be used at all Chapters, Indigo, and Coles stores, and online. Click on …

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Casino

This is a Casino year for the GPA and we need your help! Please email us if you can volunteer for a shift. Our casino dates this year are November 15 and 16. The Casino fundraiser is where we earn the bulk of the money that we distribute to schools for purchases that go directly to students …

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New Referral Process for CBE students

New Referral Process for CBE students Application dates remain the same (February of the application year), however there are new requirements with respect to psycho-educational assessments and IPPs (Individual Program Plans). If you feel your child should be considered for GATE placement, talk to your school principal. Dates and other information regarding GATE referral can …

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Presentation: Gifted and 2e – Helping Gifted Children With Multiple Exceptionalities to Thrive

Please join us… Wednesday, April 11th Queen Elizabeth High School, Learning Commons 512 18 St NW, Calgary 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – All association members are invited to stay following the presentation for our regular business meeting. NOTE: …

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January News

Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed your holiday, and we hope the new year is off to a good start! UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION Speaker Session: Anxiety and Depression in Gifted Children Tuesday, February 6, 2018 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Louis Riel School 9632 Oakfield Drive SW, Calgary Do you walk around on pins and needles …

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