Gifted & Talented Parent Advisory Organization

For a complete program overview, click here.


  • Sign-up to Recieve Information on Opportunities for Parents and Gifted & Advanced Learners

    Posted February 8, 2017

    Fill out this quick form to receive emails on upcoming events in the school district and community that may appeal to GT students, advanced learners, parents of GT & advanced learners and all students and families looking for new and exciting challenges.

  • Comedy Sports Workshop

    Saturday, March 18 for grades 1-6
    Posted February 15, 2017

    On Saturday, March 18th, PAGE (Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education) is teaming up with Comedy Sportz to provide an opportunity for gifted kids enrolled in PAGE member school districts* to participate in a Comedy Sportz workshop sure to develop creativity, humor, and quick thinking skills. There will be three grade-leveled sessions:
    1st - 2nd grade: 12:00 – 1:00
    3rd- 4th grade: 1:00 – 2:00
    5th – 6th grade: 2:00 – 3:00

    Location: Comedy Sportz, 420 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202

    Sign up through Eventbrite by clicking on the link for your child’s grade. Tickets are first come, first served. Each session is limited to 50 students. Parents are welcome to stay. There is seating inside and outside of the theater.

  • Logo Design Contest

    Deadline is April 21
    Posted February 15, 2017

    The Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted invites students in grades K12 to submit logo designs for the 2017 WATG Annual Conference. This logo will appear on mailings and conference related items. Click here for more details.

  • Girl Who Code Summer Immersion Program

    Location in Chicago, IL
    Posted January 19, 2017

    Attendees will meet female engineers and get an inside look at technical roles in the world’s top companies. They’ll also learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, websites, apps and more. Multiple locations across the country, including locations in Chicago, IL.

    No experience required and summer stipends available to those who qualify.

    Application Deadline is March 17, 2017.

  • Great Books Summer Programs

    Posted January 17, 2017

    Students experience college-level seminars, engage in lively discussion, and enjoy summer fun with other literary-minded students. Summer camps at six universities including University of Chicago.

    Intermediate programs for students entering grades 6-8 and senior programs for students entering grades 9-12.

  • Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

    Summer Programs
    Posted January 17, 2017

    Center offers four summer residential programs for qualified students who have completed grades 7 and above:

    Intensive Studies (Grades 7 and Above)
    Academic Explorations (Grades 7 and Above)
    Civic Leadership (Grades 9-12)
    Global Issues (Grades 10-12)


    Marquette Engineering Outreach
    Posted January 17, 2017

    The Engineering Academies offer students of all ages a wide variety of interesting and challenging programs. Courses challenge our youth to become critical-thinking problem solvers, appreciate STEM, and explore the engineering design process. Spring schedule of classes is posted on the website.

  • Camp Badger

    Exploring Engineering at UW–Madison
    Posted January 17, 2017

    This camp is open to students entering 8th grade in the Fall. Click here for more details. Application deadline is March 7.

  • GTPAO Presentation Social-Emotional Learning

    Posted October 26, 2016

    To view the GTPAO Presentation: “Social-Emotional Learning” please click on the video below:

    GTPAO Presentation: "Social-Emotional Learning" from Elmbrook PR on Vimeo.

  • Badger State Science & Engineering Fair

    Marian University in Fond du Lac, WI on March 11, 2017
    Posted October 19, 2016

    This Science and Engineering Fair is open to students in grades 9-12. Students or Student Teams interested in entering the fair should submit a Student Interest Form found under the Students - Getting Started link on the website. More details are available here.


Wed/Mar 08

Gifted and Talented Parent Advisory Organization Monthly Meeting

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CAO Board Room 100
Wed/Apr 26

Gifted and Talented Parent Advisory Organization Monthly Meeting

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CAO Board Room 100

Building Contacts


Linda Atkinson

Christine Daugherty

Brookfield Elementary
Nancy Kerr

Burleigh Elementary
Mark Kosfeld

Dixon Elementary
Rebecca Geissler

Swanson Elementary
Jen Beug-Hoffman

Tonawanda Elementary
Amina Ahmed

Kim Irwin

Shelley Stewart

Kristen Gustafson

Mike Wolff