Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented was established in 2007 to support and advocate for gifted individuals in developing their talents, strengths, and abilities. BVGT offers frequent educational programs for parents and educators of gifted children. BVGT advocates steadfastly for educational support and services for gifted students by increasing awareness of the nature and needs of the gifted student.
On August 9, 2022, Stacey Green, BVGT’s advocacy chair, reintroduced BVGT to the BVSD school board. See the video here.
Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented is a local affiliate of Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented (CAGT). CAGT holds an annual conference for parents and educators in the fall, which includes the Family Institute, and an annual Legislative Day for students in the winter.
Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented is the state affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), with a membership of more than 8,000 nationwide. Nationally and internationally renown experts in the field of gifted education present research and offer advice to parents, educators, administrators, policymakers, community members, etc. NAGC provides guidelines and standards for exemplary gifted services.
BVGT educates our community, supports families and advocates for the needs of gifted and talented children.
BVGT’s goal is to advocate for meeting the unique and diverse needs of gifted individuals through
- Communicating and partnering with stakeholders including parents, teachers, administrators, students, legislators, state and national gifted associations,
- Educating and informing stakeholders through services and resources,
- Increasing public awareness of giftedness, and
- Nurturing and maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders
It is the policy of Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical disability, veteran’s status, political service or affiliation, color, religion, or national origin.