Fairfax County Association for the Gifted

Fairfax County Association for the Gifted

Building a community of advocates for gifted children and
connecting the people and programs that support them.

The Fairfax County Association for the Gifted (FCAG), is a non-governmental, non-profit organization of parent and student volunteers that supports educational programs for advanced academic students. FCAG's primary activity is advocacy for gifted students. In addition to advocacy, FCAG hosts meetings with distinguished speakers that are free and open to the public, sponsors math contests such as the AMC 8 and AMC 10, and annually hosts a Summer Academic Programs and Enrichment Camp Fair. FCAG also publishes newsletters and hosts a free, online, interactive Yahoo discussion group with over 2000 participants. You do not need to be a resident of Fairfax County to join the organization.

Join FCAG to support these efforts!

Upcoming Events

April 8, 2018 Math Event: The Mathemagician

Join us for a special presentation by Professor Arthur Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College. Dr. Benjamin is both a professor of mathematics and a magician. He has combined his two loves to create a dynamic presentation called "Mathemagics," suitable for all audiences, where he demonstrates and explains his secrets for performing rapid mental calculations faster than a calculator. Dr. Benjamin has appeared on many television and radio programs, including: The Today Show, CNN, The Colbert Report, and National Public Radio. He has been profiled in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Scientific American, Discover, Omni, Esquire, Wired, People Magazine, and Reader's Digest. Reader's Digest calls him "America's Best Math Whiz".Professor Benjamin is also known as "The Mathemagician", as he astounds audiences with his amazing feats of mental math. He is the author of "Secrets of Mental Math".

This event will take place on April 8, 2018 from 7pm to 8pm at the Longfellow Middle School Cafeteria.

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