The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners offers a number of programs and services: the Magellan Day School, EPL; Developing Dimensions Saturday and Summer sessions; a Parent Support Council that meets monthly; graduate level coursework through an affiliation with Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; and consulting for individuals, teachers, and school organizations.
Magellan Day School, Early Preparatory Learning (EPL)
The academic day school program is available to students age 2 1/2 through middle school. Fully integrated accelerated curriculum is designed and paced for complex, advanced learners. Social and emotional dimensions are nurtured with informal curriculum practices. Group size ranges between 5-8 students. Application, program placement interview, and visit required.
Rebecca M. Berger, Director
Developing Dimensions Programs
Summer Session - July 8 - 26, 2013. Saturday seminars are offered in fall/winter and/or winter/spring. These programs are available to students ages 5 - 12, and for ages 2 - 4 during the summer session. Mentorship positions are available for older students. The three week summer sessions integrate the subject areas of: language arts, math, science, technology, music, Latin, art, formal drama, and physical education. Leadership skills are stressed. There is a four-to-one students/teacher ratio. Application and meeting required.
Constance Gordon, Director
Outreach and Consulting
The WCGL Parent Support Council is open to those interested in learning more about gifted learners and meeting other parents who may have experiences similar to their own. One credit graduate courses specific to the identification and instruction of gifted learners are offered each summer in Milwaukee and on Marian University's Fond du Lac campus. Consulting for teachers or individuals in need of guidance or information regarding options and resources for gifted learners is also available.
The Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learners