Nov. 16 Presentation Discusses Advocating for Gifted Children

Loudoun County Parents of Gifted Students will celebrate its fifth birthday Thursday, Nov. 16, with a presentation called “How to Effectively Advocate for your Gifted Child at School.”

The group, known as LoCoPOGS, serves as an information and support resource for parents. The group’s membership is made up of more than 750 families with students attending public, private and home schools.

The Nov. 16 event will include several speakers, including Broad Run High School Assistant Principal Chad Runfola and Loudoun Country Day School Head of School Randy Hollister, as well as several gifted education teachers. Parents and children are welcome, and birthday cake will be served.

It is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at a school near Leesburg. For security reasons, interested families are asked to email LoCoPOGS founder Chris Croll at for the specific location.

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