The Barrington Council for the Gifted and Talented (BCGT) is a
non-profit organization of parents and educators whose common purpose is to support gifted education
in School District 220. On this website you will find information about BCGT, the events we sponsor,
newsletters, contact and membership information and links to other interesting resources.
We hope you join us!
We are looking for some enthusiastic parent volunteers to join our board for next year.
This is a great opportunity to get involved with your children's education and advocate for extended services in our district. BCGT is an entirely parent volunteer run organization and without your help and participation, we cannot continue to provide the programs, advocacy or networking opportunities for our membership. If you are interested in a board position or just helping with a specific event, we encourage you to email us here
- Register by March 10 and get 15% discount
Click here for more details. Summer Program for your current 5th through 11th grader
BCGT Board Meeting
Summer Program for your current 5th through 11th grader
Math Night with Mike Byster@BHS
Meet Mike Byster, Creator of Brainetics. Click here for more details.
Click here to register
Please note change in venue to Black Box Theater, Barrington High School.
Limited space available, Please register ahead
BCGT Annual Debate Night
Join us for our annual Debate night for 4th - 8th graders. We will select some lively topics related to current events and participants will have the opportunity to debate with their peers.
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- We have moved to the system of emailing you with all new information periodically. You can go to the Newsletter page to view previous issues of our newsletter.
BCGT has again awarded over $1500 in classroom grants in the 2012-2013 school year!
We are very proud to honor these grants to our extended teachers and classrooms and would like to thank our members for their contributions which made this possible. Please click on the link above to view a summary of the grants that were honored last year.
Links to Summer Program options are available
BCGT does not endorse/review these programs.
It is just a resource for you to explore.
- Information from the BCGT Best Practices presentation is available below.
Self-Contained teacher Georgia Nelson's presentation about Dystopic Fiction and recommended books.
Enrichment Instructional Specialist Lori Ford's presentation about Brain Dance and Brain Dance steps.