Region 1

Columbus PACE

City:
Columbus

Contact:

Evan Gray 

Mission:

We are a community of parents, grandparents, guardians and families working to help gifted children shine. We know the frustrations, the joys and the intensity of raising a gifted child and we support all those who are on this difficult and wonderful journey.

Activities:

Columbus PACE: – Supports gifted children and their families. – Advocates to see that needs of gifted children are met. – Works with the Columbus City Schools to advocate for and develop programs for children gifted in academics, cognitive ability, creativity, and the visual and performing arts.

Meetings:

4th Thursday of every month between September and May, 6:30-8:00, at various locations throughout Columbus, OH.
Membership Information:
We are a donation-only organization.

Last Updated:

5/6/2022

Gifted Coordinators of Central Ohio (GCCO)

City:
Central Ohio

Contact:

Carmen Tarbill, President

Mission:

The mission of the Gifted Coordinators of Central Ohio is to foster educational opportunities for gifted and talented children in Central Ohio.

Activities:

Monthly meetings include professional development from outside speakers and internal expertise, professional reading discussions, team problem solving for issues facing our districts, and working with advocates and representatives on policy topics.

Meetings:

Our regular membership meetings are usually the first Friday of each month from September through May. Dates may change due to holidays and breaks. Contact us for details.
Membership Information:
Gifted coordinators or other district personnel doing the job of a gifted coordinator may join. Members are from Franklin, Licking, Delaware, Fairfield, Union, Pickaway, Knox, Madison, Champagne, Marion, and Logan counties, but others are welcome. Annual dues are $25 and renew each fall.

Last Updated:

5/6/2022

PEGASUS

City:

Circleville

Contact:

Sherry Russell

Mission:

Foster an awareness of the needs of gifted children and to promote the utilization of home school and community resources for their benefit

Activities:

Advocating for parents and children with gifted needs in Pickaway County, offering outside of school activities such as summer camp, writing workshops, virtual lessons and more.

Meetings:

Last Tuesday of the month- weather permitting
(Virtual during COVID-19)
Membership Information:
President- Malloree Brown
Vice President- Brooke Paxton
Secretary- Carmen Tarbill
Treasurer- Sherry Russell

Last Updated:

4/15/2021

SWEPP Supporting Worthington's Enriched Placement Program

City:
Worthington

Contact:

Melissa Lacher

District:

Worthington City Schools

Mission:

The purpose of the association is to foster an awareness of the needs of gifted children and to promote the utilization of home, school and community resources for their benefit.

Activities:

SWEPP provides advocacy of gifted programs at the state and district level, raises money to support EPP programs and classrooms, and keeps parents of gifted children informed about students’ needs.

Meetings:

Quarterly membership meetings; information available on website.
Membership Information:
Membership is open to all; form is available on our website.

Last Updated:

11/3/2013