The purpose of the Montana AGATE (Association for Gifted and Talented Education) is to support an understanding of all gifted children and their exceptional needs, and to advocate for appropriate education through partnerships with educators, parents, administrators, legislators, and the general public. It is our mission that all children develop their full potential.
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President: Estee Aiken, Dillon
President-Elect: Holly Kincaid, Great Falls
Treasurer: Joe Helbling, Helena
Secretary: Bonnie Speas, Livingston
Alternative Schooling Options: OPEN
Scholarships Chair: Holly Kincaid, Great Falls
Education Chair: Tracy Missett, Missoula
Facebook & Technology Chair: Marci Brodock, Great Falls
Historian: Daisy Carlsmith, Troutcreek
Legislative Chair: Gayle Roege, Corvallis
Mini Grants: Estee Aiken, Dillon
Outreach Chair: Kathy Dunn, Great Falls
Parent Involvement Chair: Karlina Popwell, Bozeman
Public Relations: Julie Merritt, Missoula
SAT Challenge Chair: Joette Speak, Colstrip
Membership Chair: OPEN
Newsletter: Ann Ellsworth, Stevensville
Signatures Chair: Mandy Maass, Dillon
Summer Scholarship Chair: Holly Kincaid, Great Falls
OPI GT Liaison: Michael Hall, Helena
Signatures Liaison: OPEN
If you are interested in an open position, please contact our President, Estee Aiken, to get more info.
Board members are asked to attend two board meetings via videoconference (usually September and January) and two face-to-face meetings just before and after our annual conference.
2017 Slate of Officers (To be elected at the MT AGATE Conference)
Region I: OPEN