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"October 17 - Administrator/Gifted Coordinator's Breakfast & Seminar Fall Update on Gifted Ed., with Laura Beltchenko. http://j.mp/1s4A4PN"
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""14 Signs Your Grandchild May Be Gifted" - http://j.mp/1tkCUDi"
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""Back to school blues: Why gifted teens dread returning to school" - http://j.mp/1tkCHzL"
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"Thursday, Aug. 21, Dr. Sylvia Rimm at Quest Academy, Palatine. http://j.mp/1sdfP4I"
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"August 31 is the DEADLINE for free access to the Gifted Child Quarterly special issue on Twice Exceptionality. Go to http://j.mp/1s3UmZO"
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"November 1, 2014 - #Gifted Parent Academy - save the date @ http://j.mp/1snJCb5"
Aug 4
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"August 21, Dr. Sylvia Rimm at Quest Academy, Palatine, 7-8:30 p.m. Order tickets at http://j.mp/1sdfP4I"
Aug 1
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"Gifted Education Teacher Endorsement - See ISBE FAQ at http://j.mp/1rCQX6k"
Jul 25
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"Springfield IL - Iles Gifted School opening for Physical Ed./Health teacher - DEADLINE July 28. Go to http://j.mp/1rCQsZX"
Jul 25
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""The U.S. Neglects Its Best Science Students," Scientific American, July 15, 2014. http://j.mp/1mZn2Un"
Jul 18
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"July 20-26, 2014 - National Parenting Gifted Children Week. More info at http://j.mp/1zMvvQ1"
Jul 17
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"National Parenting Gifted Children Week, July 20-26, 2014. See more info at http://j.mp/1nfaqnm"
Jul 11
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Fall online Gifted Education Seminar, Sep. 19 - Nov. 19. Get corrected details & registration form at http://j.mp/1zknIJ4"
Jul 8
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Gifted Education Endorsement: ISBE Teacher & Specialist Rules, Test info, IAGC Gifted Ed. Seminar help, deadlines. Go to http://j.mp/1zkhvg6"
Jul 7
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Not on IAGC's e-mail list? We share info on gifted issues in Illinois. No spam. Send e-mail request to iagcgifted@gmail.com"
Jun 19
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Not a member of IAGC? Rates for Individuals, retired, students, institutions, parent affiliates. Activities & benefits: http://j.mp/1nkcb3f"
Jun 19
IAGCGifted posted a status
"The June 17-18 class in Lake Forest on Using Documentaries has been cancelled due to insufficient registrations. http://j.mp/1i8TXix"
Jun 6
IAGCGifted posted a status
"Position opening: Myron and Jacqueline Blank Chair in Gifted Education, Iowa City; more info at http://j.mp/1mjG8jv"
Jun 6
IAGCGifted posted a status
"June 16 to August 1 - Individualized Online Gifted Education Seminar, conducted by Experts in Gifted Education - http://j.mp/1i8TA7z"
May 21
IAGCGifted posted a status
"June 17-18: Using Documentaries & Other Media to Support Rigor in Nonfiction ...Grades 3-9, Pam DePinto, Lake Forest http://j.mp/1i8TXix"
May 21

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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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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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