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CGCC Gifted Resource Fair

  • January 12, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Midwest Academy for Gifted Education, Chicago


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • We could not bring you this program without members. Won't you please consider becoming a member for $25 annually?


Midwest Academy for Gifted Education and the Chicago Gifted Community Center bring you a

Gifted Resource Fair

The fair is free, but please register so we can make the proper crowd preparations and so that we can notify you in case of weather related issues.

Learn about local education, enrichment, and services options

Family-friendly event, however no child-care provided for workshops, should you wish to attend them. There will be kids’ activities.

There will be several speaker tracks. Currently one is confirmed:

  • Testing and Identification, with Dr. Jerry Schecter. This speaker series is a part of our Free Parent Education Workshop Series. Please register here separately for this talk

Confirmed participants (list updated weekly):

  • Chicago Gifted Community Center
  • Davidson, including Young Scholars, DYS; Davidson Online, DAO
  • Aileen Kelleher, LCSW Bloom Child and Teen Therapy

Confirmed presentations (list updated weekly):

  • 12PM Testing and Identification

Confirmed Kids’ activities (list updated weekly):

  • Mini Math-circle table
  • Odyssey of the Mind spontaneous problem games
  • There is a play area for preschoolers on site with a limited number of activities such as blocks, trains, and books.

Interested in speaking, sponsoring, or having a table to highlight your organization’s services?  We have a limited number of spaces and opportunities. You can also be listed in our service directory even if you do not attend. Contact for more information.

The Fair is centrally located in the City of Chicago at Milwaukee and Division at 1164 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60642. Parking Info: please use public transportation or SpotHero to secure a spot. There are some local street parking options including free and metered spots but be prepared to walk a few blocks. There is residential zoning on many of the surrounding streets.

Midwest Academy for Gifted Education, a parent and teacher not-for-profit start-up, is the only private gifted school in the City of Chicago. They focus only on the gifted population/IQ of 130+ and they teach in multi-age classrooms which allows them to differentiate properly. They provide individualized and personalized instruction with the right balance of rigor, without pressure. They top off a well-rounded education with personal communications and partnership with parents.

Registration is required for this free event. Please consider becoming a member of CGCC . CGCC is a non-profit all-volunteer organization that relies on member dues to support events such as these for gifted children and their families. Annual membership is $25.

About cgcc

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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