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Upcoming Conferences & Certificate Programs

Orange County Department of Education: Online GATE Certification Program


The Orange County Department of Education is pleased to announce its new GATE Certification program. This asynchronous course is designed with the busy professional in mind, comprised of eight modules, based on effective strategies to increase learning opportunities and guide gifted students to reach their full potential.​

 Sessions will focus on characteristics of students who are gifted and differentiation utilizing the GATE standards of acceleration, depth, complexity, and novelty, as well as strategies to enhance, enrich and extend the core curriculum. The program will include protocols for interpersonal and intrapersonal skills to ensure the development of the whole child.

The certification program meets the requirements for the Orange County GATE Collaborative as part of the Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education (OCC GATE). 

Please contact our office for more information, Julie Hull at

​For district GATE Certification programs, please contact our office at: 714-966-4328.


Orange County Council for the Gifted (OCC GATE) is excited to announce the annual conference for K-12 educators working with gifted and advanced learners.

OCC GATE Conference: October 22, 2022

2022 OCC GATE Conference Flyer and registration


61st Annual CAG Educator & Administrator Conference (In-Person)


The 61st Annual CAG Administrator Conference will provide sessions from experts on how to apply equitable practices to your school district or school site for gifted and advanced student populations.

Friday - Sunday

2023 coming soon! 

To be announced 


61st Annual CAG Educator & Administrator Conference (Virtual)


​​The 61st Annual Virtual CAG Educator Conference will provide sessions from national experts on how to apply research-based strategies in your classroom and at your school site to develop the potential for diverse advanced and gifted students.​​

Friday - Sunday

2023 coming soon! 

To be announced


61st Annual CAG Parent Conference (Virtual)


The 61st Annual CAG Parent Conference will provide sessions from experts on the social, emotional, intellectual, and academic needs of gifted and advanced learners for families to use at home.​​​​


2023 coming soon!

To be announced

 CAG Summer Institute


The CAG Summer Institute is a three-day virtual learning experience for teachers and administrators to participate in curriculum development and expand their expertise on how research and theory are transferred into practice.

Wednesday - Friday

July 27-29, 2022



CAG Access Fall Institute


The CAG Access Fall Institute will provide sessions with experts in gifted education on how to unlock potential with gifted learners and all students to advance equity and access to critical and creative thinking, problem-solving, and inquiry.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Registration and information​

 Social-Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Annual Conference

The SENG Annual Conference is the premier national conference committed to the social and emotional aspects of giftedness. This conference is a must for administrators, teachers, and parents of students who are gifted.




 NAGC Convention



The NAGC 69th Annual Convention, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN.

 Registration Information​