Please plan to join fellow educators, parents and counseling professionals from across Illinois for the 23rd IAGC Annual Convention on February 1-3, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Hotel in Naperville for...
Over 100 concurrent sessions focused on supporting gifted learners’ academic, social, and emotional needs at school and at home on Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2
Featured speakers including
Dr. Sally Krisel, Director of Innovative and Advanced Programs for Hall County Schools in Gainesville, Georgia and President, NAGC Board of Directors;
Tamara Fischer, K-12 Gifted Education specialist in Montana, Past President of the Montana Association of Gifted and Talented, author of Intelligent Life in the Classroom, Smart Kids and Their Teacher, in addition to the blog Unwrapping the Gifted;
Scott Peters, assistant professor of educational foundations at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, author of Designing Gifted Education Program and Services: From Purpose to Implementation, Beyond Gifted Education: Designing and Implementing Advanced Academic Programs and HOPE Teacher Rating Scale Manual and Kit.
Sessions for all types of teachers including teachers focused exclusively on gifted students and those in a regular education classroom; those working with younger students and those those working with older students, those teaching math and science, those teaching language arts and those teaching the arts; those with significant experience in gifted education and those new to the field.
Many sessions of interest to administrators during the convention, but also a dedicated Gifted Education Seminar Administrator Academy on Friday, February 2.
Sessions for parents during the convention with a dedicated Parent Saturday on Saturday, February 3.
Sessions specifically focused on the social and emotional needs of gifted children which could be of interest to those in the counseling professions.