Annual Conference

38th Annual Conference

WAETAG 2022 Connect. Share. Grow.

October 21-22, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

Welcome to the largest conference for Gifted & Talented in the Pacific Northwest

Connect with education professionals from across the region, share best practices and resources, and support all students' growth into their best selves.

Join us in person for a Program of Events packed with excellent speakers and topics.

Tracks include:

-Advocacy & Equity
-Content Area Specific
-Differentiation/Gifted in General Education
-Elementary Inquiry

-Gifted 101
-Program Coordinator Boot Camp
-Project Based Learning
-Secondary Inquiry
-Social Emotional Learning

keynote sessions on top topics
90 minute specialty workshops
60 minute breakout sessions
free live clock hours
free asynchronous clock hours

We're honored to host an exceptional

line up of Speakers

Shelagh Gallagher

Shelagh A. Gallagher

Dr. Shelagh A. Gallagher’s career in gifted education spans…Read full bio >

Todd Stanley

Todd Stanley

Todd is the author of many teacher-education books…Read full bio >

Emily Kircher Morris

Emily Kircher Morris

Emily Kircher-Morris, LPC has dual Masters degrees in…Read full bio >

Come Get Away from the daily grind

You deserve a break now more than ever.  Plan your staycation around the conference.

Reserve your room

Our conference will be located at the stunning Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

We have secured a limited number of rooms for conference attendees at a discounted rate of $189 per night, available on a first come basis.  This rate expires on October 6, 2022.

As of 10/3/2022 our block of discounted rooms at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington are sold out.  You can still reserve rooms at the prevailing rate, or book at the two hotels linked below.

You may also call Hyatt’s reservation number: 1-800-233-1234. 
Use group code: G-WTAG

There are two additional hotels within walking distance that have availability and are linked for you below.

Residence Inn Seattle South/Renton
Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle/Renton

Getting to the hotel

Hotel address: 1053 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton, WA 98056

Parking: Guest parking is available in the Southport Public Parking Garage at a rate of $16 per day.  Weekends are free.


Discounted rate available until August 31, 2022

$ 445


Standard rate available from Sep 1 - Oct 5, 2022

$ 475


Late rate begins October 6, 2022

$ 495

General FAQs

Groups of 7-14 will receive $20 off per person
Groups of 15-19 will receive $30 off per person
Groups of 20+ will receive $40 of per person

Discounts will be applied automatically as you meet the criteria.

Purchase orders may be used to pay for registration.  A one time $50 processing fee will be applied.

Partial refunds (registration rate – processing fees) will be offered until October 1, 2022.  No refunds will be given for no shows.

Please contact to request any substitution.  You will need the name, email, and title of the new person taking the place of an existing registration.

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