Friday, February 27, 2015

Events and News

20th Annual IAGC Convention

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We thank everyone who participated in our

20th Annual Gifted Convention in Naperville



 Read "Gathering focuses on learning needs of gifted kids" -- Naperville Sun



Here are handouts from some of the presenters. They are available for download until the end of February.

Dina Brulles, Ph.D.


Susan Corwith, Ph.D.


Bob Iseminger


Penny Britton Kolloff, Ph.D.

More Bang for the Books: Literature and the Common Core State Standards


Erik Parsons

The Confluent Divergence Paradox Additional Resources and References


Sharon Ryan

CCSS and Advanced Learners - Making the Standards Work for Advanced Learners


David Stopps


Past Presidents' Reception celebrated the Arts

Performers for the evening included these:

Elmhurst College String Trio

Young Chicago Authors member Demetrius Amparan

Schaumburg High School Poetry Club



ctd-boothThank you to all of the exhibitors who shared resources with our rima-boothconvention attendees. Anderson's Book Store, Borenson and Associates, Camp Invention, The Center for Identity Potential, Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development, The Great Books Foundation, The Gulino Group and Nathan Levy Books, Hemisphere Educational Tours, Hickory Grove Press, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Illinois Association for Gifted Children, Illinois Association of School Social Workers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Pieces of Learning, Prufrock Press, Purdue University Gifted Education Resource Institute, Royal Fireworks Press, Science and Arts Academy, and Summer Institute for the Gifted. 

Pieces of Learning


Thank you,


See you next year for our

21st Annual Gifted Convention,

February 7-9, 2016,

again in Naperville!


Mary Ann Paradise and Jane Gorman

Convention Co-chairs