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Why Join? Because GAM is Missouri's Organization for Gifted Education.

​Now 2 ways to submit your Membership Application:  
Membership Benefits Include:
Subscription to GAMbit, which is Missouri's premier publication on gifted education
• Subscription to District Newsletters and Regional Conference Information, which keeps you connected to area gifted education events
• Discount on registration for annual State Conference (Dues must be current to receive conference discount)
• Legislative Updates provided by a paid legislative consultant that fights for gifted
  education in Jefferson City, Missouri who advocates for full funding for gifted programs, advanced placement and the improvement of gifted education in Missouri
• GAM web site, which provides the latest information on gifted education in Missouri
Network on gifted and talented education with experts in the field across the entire
  state. GAM is here to be a resource for all stakeholders in gifted education. Reach out to GAM Board members for resources, speaking, etc.

In Addition, GAM supports gifted education by:
Advocating for, and was instrumental in, the founding and ongoing development of the  
• Yearly sponsoring a guest artist at the Missouri Fine Arts Academy 
• Advocating for and supported state certification for teachers of the gifted (mandatory
  as of September 1995)
• Conducting the New Teachers Workshops for educators new to gifted education
• Sponsoring activities that foster gifted awareness, i.e. Gifted Education Week
• Offering broad professional networking opportunities for educators and parents
  Education for more than 25 years
• Maintaining membership in the National Association for Gifted Childrenand
  National Alliance of State Associations for the Gifted
• Providing educational scholarships to teachers in gifted education
• Providing awards to recognize outstanding friends, parents and educators of the gifted.