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CGCC First Tuesdays: Full Year Signup

  • October 02, 2018
  • May 07, 2019
  • 7 sessions
  • October 02, 2018, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • November 06, 2018, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • December 04, 2018, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • February 05, 2019, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • March 05, 2019, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • April 02, 2019, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • May 07, 2019, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • Vine Academy, 125 South Vine, Hinsdale (second floor)
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Join us for a roundtable for parents of gifted children on the first Tuesday of most months this school year. The discussions will loosely follow the book: A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children by Webb,  

October 2, 2018: What is Giftedness?

November 6, 2018: Encouraging Your Child to Maintain Motivation and Enthusiasm 

December 4, 2018: Discipline and Teaching Self-Management

February 5, 2019: Intensity, Perfectionism, Stress and Idealism

March 5, 2019: Social Dynamics and the Gifted 

April 2, 2019: Family Values and Traditions and the Complexities of Parenting

Intensity, Perfectionism, Stress and Idealism

May 7, 2019: Finding a School That Works, Advocating For Your Child and helping your Child find her Passion

First Tuesdays is facilitated by Kathy Nilles and Newenka DuMont.  Kathy is the mother of a gifted son, has a masters in gifted education and is the manager of  Parent Services for the National Association for Gifted Children.  Newenka is the parent of two gifted daughters, the president of the Chicago Gifted Community Center, on the board of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children and a master SENG Parent Group facilitator.  

The member fee for First Tuesdays is $3 per session, but by registering here you participate in all 7 sessions for $10. This is a deal only available to CGCC members.  Membership is $25 annually, won't you consider joining CGCC and supporting our mission to facilitate educational and emotional support for gifted children and their families?  

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The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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We  are an all volunteer-based organization that relies on annual memberships from parents, professionals, and supporters to provide organizers with web site operations, a registration system, event insurance, background checks, etc. 

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