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Policy and Advocacy

The IAGC Policy and Advocacy Committee invites you to join our efforts in advocating for the academic needs of advanced learners and to promote and communicate policies that contribute to those needs.  

Please look through the links below, join our next Policy and Advocacy Committee meeting, or volunteer to share our current advocacy efforts.

Contact our Policy & Advocacy Co-Chairs for More Information:

 Julie Luck Jensen and Pamela Shaw  and Deanna Markos


Amends the Gifted and Talented Children and Children Eligible for Accelerated Placement Article of the School Code.

Representative Syed, P&A Co-Chair Pam Shaw, Advisor Phil Milsk

Bill Status of SB2337  

103rd General Assembly

PASSED by the Senate and the House

Signed into Law by the Governor!

THANK YOU to the Sponsors of SB2337:

State Senators:  Mary Edly-Allen - Rachel Ventura, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Meg Loughran Cappel and Javier L. Cervantes.

State Representative:  Nabeela Syed

THANK YOU to the IAGC Policy and Advocacy Team:

Legislative Advisor to the IAGC:  Phil Milsk

ISBE's Director of Standards & Instruction   Dr. Erica Thieman

IAGC Policy and Advocacy Committee and Committee-Chairs

Senator Mary Edly Allen and Policy & Advocacy Co-Chair Pam Shaw

Learn how a Bill becomes a Law HERE

Find your State Legislator HERE

Accelerated Placement Act Options

ISBE  Advanced Learner Program Opportunities

Contact Us:

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506

Ph: 630-907-5047
Fax: 630-907-5976

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The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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