Conferences & Certificate Programs

Upcoming Conferences and Events

CAG Conference
March 2-4, 2018
CAG Summer Institute 
June 25-29, 2018
July 23-27
(More information to follow)
OCC GATE 2018 Conference
Save the Date
November 3, 2018
(More information to follow)

Social Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Annual Conference
The SENG Annual Conference is the premier national conference committed to the social and emotional aspects of giftedness. This conference is a must for administrators, teachers and parents of students who are gifted. Check back soon for the 2016 conference date.

Certificate Programs Education Certificate Programs

Gifted and Talented Education Specialized Studies Program, University California, Irvine
University of California Irvine Extension's Gifted and Talented Education Specialized Studies Program is offering a new course "Engaging Students Through Technology".  For more information about the GATE Specialized Studies Program, contact Lisa Kadowaki at: or 949-824-9304.

Gifted Education Certificate, University Southern California  

USC Rossier School of Education’s online (hybrid) certificate program, will prepare you to serve the various and unique needs of your students.  With classroom-ready strategies & lessons and weekly coaching and support from an expert in curriculum and differentiated instruction, you will learn curriculum design elements that are responsive to the needs, interests, and abilities of gifted and high ability students.
This certificate program, created by Dr. Sandra Kaplan, will begin on September 1, 2014.  For more information contact Madeleine Mejia at 213-740-7746 or
Certificate in Education for the Gifted and Talented, University California, Riverside
This GATE Certificate Program is designed to provide educators with the knowledge and unique skills needed to effectively work with GATE students in both regular and special classroom settings.  For more information contact or call 951-827-1655.