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"Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m., Hinsdale - Finding Humor: Parenting the Twice Exceptional Child, with Jen Merrill. CGCC - http://j.mp/RrkPow"
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"Hurry! Register NOW: Administrator/Gifted Coordinator’s Breakfast Seminar, Wed., April 16, 8-11 am, Schaumburg. http://j.mp/OE4WcP"
Apr 8
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"Administrator/Gifted Coordinator Breakfast & Seminar, April 16, 8-11:00 a.m., Schaumburg, conducted by Laura Beltchenko http://j.mp/OE4WcP"
Apr 4
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"Integrating Rigor & Complexity into Interdisciplinary Content Areas [CCSS] Aug. 4-5, Des Plaines, Dr. Ann Grall Reichel http://j.mp/1i8V5Tg"
Apr 4
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"Gifted Education Seminar, July 30, 31, Aug. 1, 7, & 8 @ Quest Academy, Palatine | Julie Luck Jensen & Sally Walker | http://j.mp/1i8ULUB"
Apr 4
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"Gifted Education Seminar, June 24-25, Northwestern University, Evanston | Pam DePinto & Sally Walker | get form at http://j.mp/QMHmeX"
Apr 4
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"Using Documentaries & other Media to Support Rigor in Nonfiction Text Analysis For all Students in grades 3-9 - CCSS - http://j.mp/1i8TXix"
Apr 4
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Individualized Online Gifted Education Seminar, June 16-August 1. 45 hours. Receive 2 books + flash drive. Details at http://j.mp/1i8TA7z"
Apr 4
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"IAGC visited education staff of IL representatives & senators in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2014. See photo & more at http://j.mp/QvE8MS"
Mar 30
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Northwestern University Center for Talent Development Saturday Enrichment Program Spring 2014; see speakers at http://j.mp/1lbgH5D"
Mar 28
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Call for Proposals - Invitation to present at the 20th IAGC annual convention 2015. Due by May 15, 2014. Download form: http://j.mp/1kfC9FX"
Mar 11
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Read "Diverse Gifted Populations: Who Might They Be?" by Rosina Gallagher, from 2014 Journal, on Diverse Gifted webpage. http://j.mp/1kau05Q"
Mar 10
IAGCGifted posted a status
"March 17 Deadline to register for Gifted Education Seminar Spring 2014 Individualized Online Class April 1 - June 1; see http://j.mp/NMupjO"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"March 13 Early Bird Discount Deadline for Gifted Administrator/Coordinators' Breakfast and Seminar, Schaumburg. Info at http://j.mp/OE4WcP"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Professional Development classes, April-August: Gifted Ed Seminars; Breakfast; Using Documentaries; Integrating Rigor at http://j.mp/13WSiKB"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"19th Annual IAGC Gifted Convention presenter handouts are available for download until the end of February; get links at http://j.mp/1dzrHml"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Gifted Educator positions open at Quest Academy, Palatine, and Da Vinci Academy, Elgin; more info at http://j.mp/13WS9qw"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Elgin School District U46 settles gifted student part of lawsuit; read at http://j.mp/OE2HGo"
Feb 26
IAGCGifted posted a status
"The Early Bird Discount deadline for the Spring 2014 Gifted Education Seminar has been extended to February 24. http://j.mp/NMupjO"
Feb 14
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Professional Development sessions are set for 2014. For links to each session with complete details to register, go to http://j.mp/13WSiKB"
Feb 14

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School / Work Affiliation
Illinois Association for Gifted Children & Illinois State Board of Education
Blog
http://iagcgifted.blogspot.com/
Website
http://www.iagcgifted.org
Twitter / Plurk / Other Account
http://twitter.com/#!/iagcgifted
About Me
The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is an organization of parents, educators, and others committed to the education and development of children with diverse gifts and talents. We educate, support, and influence those who touch the lives of children and focus our energies to meet the needs of children with gifts and talents in Illinois.

The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is a not-for-profit corporation that was established in 1989 by a small group of educators who wanted to create a voice within Illinois to further the opportunities to better understand the educational, social/emotional needs of gifted individuals. To that end, gifted educators, parents of gifted children, and other individuals continue to support the IAGC mission and related goals.

Goals
To promote advocacy efforts that benefit gifted and talented children by establishing an effective political network.
To develop standards of quality for what teachers and other professionals need to know about educating children with gifts and talents.
To develop standards to evaluate the appropriateness of programs and services which affect the lives of children with gifts and talents.
To foster professional growth of educators by providing opportunities to learn about standards of quality for understanding and teaching children with gifts and talents.
To network with others by disseminating news and information to educators and parents through regular communication in the form of a newsletter, journal and the Internet.
To work with the Illinois State Board of Education, universities, and other organizations that serve children with gifts and talents.

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Do You Know of Illinois Gifted Position Openings?

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Gifted Educators

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Be our guest thru Christmas - Gifted Ed. Weekly Digest

Posted on December 5, 2009 at 9:10am 0 Comments

Be our guest through Christmas.
IAGC Gifted Education Weekly Digest.
http://www.k12tlc.net/emails/iagcgift.htm

Order it as a gift for your favorite teacher.

Illinois Gifted Day in Springfield, April 29, 2009

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 11:49am 0 Comments

Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC)

http://www.iagcgifted.org



Springfield Gifted Day - April 29, 2009



Mark your calendars and plan to join hundreds of gifted and talented children, their parents, and their teachers from across Illinois for Springfield Day 2009 in Springfield, our state capital. Last year over 1,000 parents, students, and teachers participated and the state funded $2 million for gifted education.



This is the first time in five… Continue

resource for local volunteer coordination

Posted on April 2, 2009 at 4:22pm 0 Comments

Great New Online Resource for Local Volunteer Coordinating



VolunteerSpot (http://www.volunteerspot.com ) is a free online sign-up tool that simplifies grassroots volunteering. The site makes it easy for anyone to quickly mobilize and coordinate volunteers in their community, congregation or social network. This is a wonderful tool for all-volunteer group officers, committee chairs, special event planners, and others who need to schedule and organize many other… Continue

IL Gifted Ed Digest March 30-April 5

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 8:28am 0 Comments

The Illinois Association for Gifted Children Gifted Ed Digest for the Week of March 30 - April 5 is available at www.k12tlc.net/gt/03302009.htm



(If this link does not work for you, please copy it and paste it in the address

line of your browser)



Your GUEST User Name is GIFTED (all caps) and no password is required.

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The purpose of the IAGC Gifted Ed Digest is to provide gifted educators and

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At 11:05pm on March 11, 2009, Holly N. said…
There is a new website you might be interested in: http://giftededucator.ning.com/. The site is focused on gifted education; I hope you will check it out. :)
 
 
 

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