MT AGATE's Mission
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.
President: Julie Merritt, Missoula
Interim President-Elect: Jeb Puryear, Missoula
Treasurer: Joe Helbling, Helena
Secretary: Estee Aiken, Dillon
Outreach Chair: Kathy Dunn, Great Falls
Legislative Chair: OPEN
Social Media & Technology Chair: OPEN
Alternative Schooling Options: OPEN
Summer Scholarship Chair: Jeb Pury
Education Chair: Sarah Pennington, Belgrade
Parent Involvement Chair: Jennifer Wagner
MT Office of Public Instruction (OPI) GT Liaison: Jackie Ronning
If you are interested in an open position, please contact our President, Julie Merritt, for more information.
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