Urbandale Academic Boosters

A Chapter of Iowa Talented and Gifted
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2007-08 Board

PresidentTerry Meyer, 240-4111
Vice President:   Open
Secretary:   Noreen Christians, 270-1824
Treasurer:   Martha Matthews, 254-1105

Newsletter:   Terry Meyer, 240-4111
Web Site:   Terry Meyer, 240-4111
Special Events:   Open
Lending Library:   Kate Safris, Urbandale Middle School

Meetings ( This page updated  April 15, 2008.)
Meetings are free, held one Tuesday of each month, exception in May,  at 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Urbandale Middle School Media Center:
Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, in 2007, and Jan. 8, Mar. 25, Apr. 15 in 2008.  Click on the underlined date to get more information about the meeting.  Information for some meetings remains to be set.  Suggestions for meeting topics may be emailed to Terry Meyer by clicking here.

Membership Information

Benefits of Urbandale Academic Boosters (UAB) Membership:
   - Monthly programs and speakers
   - Opportunities to meet other parents and teachers sharing
      concerns about gifted students
   - Urbandale Academic Boosters
   - District Level advocacy for best educational opportunities

Benefits of Iowa Talented and Gifted (ITAG) Membership:
   - Annual Association Conference for educators and parents
   - Annual Distinguished Service Awards
   - Annual Young Scholars Conference for students
   - ITAG Newsletter
   - Legislative Initiatives
   - Local chapters & chapter liaison services
   - Mini-grants to support student research
   - Networking opportunities
   - Promotion/recognition of research in gifted education through
     special research awards
   - Public relations
   - Speakers bureau
   - Special instructional workshops & dissemination conferences
   - Summer Institute for Teachers (CONTAG)

New Members help build support for TAG.  Join us.
How to Join:

Membership is open to any individuals sharing the above concerns. Mail your check, payable to Urbandale Academic Boosters, to:
Martha Matthews, 4516 82nd Street, Urbandale, IA 50322

Family membership is $30, which includes a $25 ITAG fee and a $5 local chapter fee. Local chapter fees help fund chapter programs and activities, and includes voting privileges for one adult. To add a second adult, please add $5. Click here for an
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