Gifted and Talented Advisory Council (GTAC)

Promote and enhance the goals and objectives of Gifted Education programming. Build positive partnerships among schools, teachers, gifted education staff, administration, parents, and the community to support current gifted education services and to advocate for future programming needs. 

All meetings are held from 6-7 p.m. at Henry Sibley High School in room A241. All GTAC meetings are open to the public as observers. 

Tuesday, October 24 at Sibley in room 236

Tuesday, December 12 at Sibley in Warrior Hall (SENG Presentation)

Tuesday, February 27 at Sibley in room A241

Tuesday, April 24 at Sibley in room A241


Parent Representatives
Garlough Environmental Magnet
Mendota Elementary School
Heritage Middle School
Friendly Hills Middle School
Henry Sibley High School
Pilot Knob STEM Magnet School
Moreland Arts and Health Science Magnet
Somerset Elementary School

Staff Representatives
Kristine Goldade, Garlough Environmental Magnet
Lauren Knoepfler, Pilot Knob STEM Magnet
Sheila Schwirtz, Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet
Melissa Maas, Friendly Hills Middle School
Krista Schulz, Somerset Elementary
Adam Hegg, Heritage E-STEM Magnet
Kay Willenbring, Mendota Elementary 

Administrative Representatives
Mark Quinn, Moreland Arts and Health Magnet
Cari Jo Drewitz, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Megan Mogelson, Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Marcy Doud, Assistant Superintendent
Brenda Corbett, School Board Representative