Equity in HiCap Week Logo

October 17th – 22nd

All Week
Host-a-Legislator, bringing legislators into classrooms, sponsored by WAETAG

Monday, October 17 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. PST (Online)
Smart is not Easy: What Research Says about Highly Capable Learners with Austina De Bonte, sponsored by NWGCA

Tuesday, October 18 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. PST (Online)
Meet the Filmmaker: On Giftedness, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Non-Fiction Storytelling with Marc Smolowitz, sponsored by NWGCA, WAETAG, and THE G WORD FILM

Wednesday, October 19 | 6:00-7:15 p.m. PST (Online)
College Suggestions for Gifted PNW Students with Amy Estersohn, sponsored by NWGCA

Thursday, October 20 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. PST (Online)
HiCap Community Conversation: Parents, Educators, and Advocates Supporting Our Community of Gifted Kids, sponsored by NWGCA, WAETAG, and WA Coalition

Thursday, October 20 | all day (Online)
Day of Action, sponsored by WA Coalition
We are asking you to spend 5 minutes of your time contacting your legislators and school board members in support of Equity in Highly Capable Programs. Quick links and templates provided.

Friday, October 21 & Saturday October 22 
WAETAG’s Annual Conference, online and in person at Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

October 2022 



Washington State PTA
Legislative Assembly




Equity in Highly Capable Education Week




Annual Conference




Awareness Week