Convention Schedule

Parent Day
ESU Memorial Union
Sunday, October 7, 2018  

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Networking Event
Twin Rivers Winery
Sunday, October 7, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Professional Development Day
ESU Memorial Union
Monday, October 8, 2018
8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

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Convention Location
Emporia State University
Memorial Union
1331 Market St.
Second Floor
Emporia, KS 66801

Driving Directions 

Convention Contact

Connie Phelps, Convention Chair

Keynote Speakers

Kathleen Nilles
Family Day
Mindset, Motivation, & Grit:  
What Does it Mean for My Gifted Child?


Dr. Stella Smith
Professional Development Day
Building on Resilience Models and Frameworks of
 Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline

Hotel Reservation

Hampton Inn--Sunday night only
2900 Eaglecrest Dr., Emporia, KS 66801
620.412.9040 (select option 0)
Use KGT Code 
$99 + tax (2 Queen)
Price through until 10.7.18

Quality Inn & Suites--Saturday and Sunday nights
2921 W. 18th Ave., Emporia, KS 66801
Use KGTC Conference Code
$84 + tax (1 King) OR $96 + tax (2 Queens)
Full breakfast at the Hampton Inn
Price through 10.3.18

Early Bird Registration


Full Conference (Sunday/Monday)                 $225

Family Day (Parent Only, Sunday)                    $25

Family Day (Parents & Children, Sunday         $50

Educator Family Day (Sunday)                      $110

Professional Day (Monday)                            $125

Networking Event (Sunday Evening)               $10


PAYPAL  Register through PayPal using VISA or MasterCard.
PayPal fees are unrefundable. 

CHECK Include contact information for Accounts Payable or Purchase Order department. 

CANCELLATION Partial refund (50%) until October 3, 2018.
Payment unrefundable after October 3, 2018. 

Payment Contact

Bonnie Houk, KGTC Treasurer

KGTC Membership

Ful conference registration includes a one-year $35 membership. 
Membership information available at