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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 get in touch with our office at 714-966-4328.

OCC GATE 9th Annual Family & Educator Night

Thursday, April 18, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

For more information & registration​


​62nd Annual CAG Educator & Administrator​​

​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 24-26, 2024

Cost: $149.00


 For more information & registration


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: November 16, 2024

For more information & registration


NAGC Conference​


​The NAGC 70th Annual Convention, Seattle Convention Center

Seattle, Washington

November 21-24, 2024

More 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.

Upcoming Events


​62ND Annual CAG Educator & Administrator Conference (Virtual)


​​The 62​​ND​ 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.​​

February 21-23, 2025

For registration and flyer

62nd Annual CAG Family 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.​​​​

Date: TBD

 For more information & registration