NUMATS meeting successful

Center for Talent DevelopmentTAL hosted a successful meeting on November 20, with more than 60 people in attendance to learn about the Northwestern University Midwest Academic Talent Search program.  Families with children in FPS from 2nd grade through 9th grade attended, as well as families from Livonia Webster school and Our Lady of Sorrows.

Guest speaker Kathee McDonald presented details of the NUMATS program via Skype.  A link to her PowerPoint presentation is below.

Parent Presentation TAL NUMATS 2014 w Notes

To register your child for NUMATS, visit this website:

Fee waivers are available for families in the free and reduced lunch program; please contact the Center for Talent Development for more information at 847/491-3782 or

Some of the programs NUMATS participats are eligible for are linked below.

Prior to the NUMATS presentation, we discussed several supplemental learning opportunities for gifted or accelerated students, including:

We will update this post with the presentation about EPGY when it becomes available.

-Pam and Tina





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