Coalition Statement on HB 1843 and SSB 5607

On behalf of the highly capable students of Washington State, we are grateful to see increases to highly capable funding in the education plans represented in HB 1843 and SSB 5607. As an element of basic education, and no longer an optional enhancement, the funding...

We need your support!

Your Coalition leadership has been setting the stage for the next legislative session by meeting with key legislators and organizing their support of gifted education. We realize that we must make a bigger impact than our largely volunteer organization has done in the...

Financial Update

FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE COALITION The major expense of the Coalition is the monthly retainer we pay our lobbyist. We’d like to pay her more but our yearly income won’t stretch that far. Three questions you may ask: (1) Why does the Coalition need a...

Welcome to our new Presidents

The Coalition is pleased to announce that David Berg, Puyallup, and Janis Traven, Seattle, will be co-presidents for the next year. Both sit on the State Gifted Advisory Board and served on the Highly Capable Program Technical Working Group. Both have been active in...

Time to get ready for Gifted Education Day!

Gifted Education Day will be on March 19, 2013, and our GE Day¬†handbook is ready. It is attached in 3 parts: Basics, Spotlights, Myths & Facts. If you were looking for something and don’t find it included, please contact us for more information. For those...