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serving the families of the San Mateo Union High School District

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Who We Are

The GATE Parents Group works with the San Mateo Union High School District to provide a high-quality Gifted and Talented Education Program. We are parents of GATE identified students from the six comprehensive high schools in the district.

What We Do

  • FUND innovative activities at the teacher, school and district level.
  • Encourage and sponsor EDUCATION for students, parents and professional staff.
  • Provide ENRICHMENT courses to students in the District with priority given to GATE identified students.
  • ADVOCATE for the GATE Program and the students and parents of the program.
  • Promote COMMUNICATION with the SMUHSD and among students, parents and professional staff.

We are members of the California Association for the Gifted.

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Monday May 10th, 2021

College Admission Processes and the Pandemic

Zoom Webinar

Or One tap mobile : US: +16699009128,,93326073950# or +12532158782,,93326073950# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 933 2607 3950 International numbers available:

The San Mateo Union High School District and the GATE parents group welcome Aragon High School Teacher Kevin Nelson. A 1982 Aragon graduate and former SMUHSD GATE District Coordinator, Mr. Nelson has been teaching college and high school for over 30 years....Going

Monday May 10th, 2021

The Equity Case for Prioritizing Gifted Education and Accelerated Pathways at a Moment of Reckoning

A San Mateo-Foster City EDUCATION EVENT for parents of school-aged children, educators, and school administrators

Monday, May 17, 2021 7:00-9:00 PM

Zoom Webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Includes Spanish translation and Q&A

Register in advance for this webinar:

With the COVID-19 pandemic placing a spotlight on existing inequities in education, issues of racial justice rising to the top of public consciousness at level unseen in generations, and massive budget cuts likely in K-12 education, there are s...Going

Register for Summer College Essay Strategies!

The change in testing requirements alters the balance of how colleges review application information. Given the change, Essays will play a vital role in the college admission process.

This GATE Parents Group-sponsored class is tailored to support students addressing UC and Common Application Essay prompts and the development of quality drafts for essay/personal statements.

Priority enrollment will be given to rising seniors.

All sessions for this course are held virtually. See College Essay Tab for more details. Scholarships are available.

Tuesday January 19th, 2021

As soon as county health directives permit, we hope to resume SAT prepeartion, summer enrichment and other programs / events for students and families. Till then - stay safe.

Monday December 7th, 2020

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