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    Illinois Association for Gifted Children

IAGC 24th Annual Conference

Thursday, January 31 through Friday, February 1 and Parent Saturday, February 2, 2019.

Presenter Proposals 

Presentation proposals are being accepted through April 30, 2018 for the February 2019 Conference. 

To submit a proposal, scroll to the bottom of this page.  

There are new strands this year.  Under the strand are examples of possible sessions.


       Understanding Illinois’ Accelerated Placement Act

       Evaluating students for accelerated placements

       Supporting accelerated students

Social and Emotional 

       Overcoming underachievement

       Cultivating psychosocial skills that support achievement

       Coaching strategies for managing anxiety

       Gifted education essentials for guidance counselors


Underrepresented and Underserved Students

       Identification best practices

       Supporting gifted low-income students

       Supporting minority students in gifted programs

       Supporting twice-exceptional students in gifted programs

       Identifying twice-exceptional students


Effective Program Leadership

       Gifted in Illinois: State Law and ESSA

       Program models that promote growth

       Equitable and effective identification practices

       Systems approaches to differentiating instruction

       Accountability and growth

       Program evaluation and improvement


Evidence-Based Curriculum and Instructional Practices

       Differentiating for gifted students with technology

       Developing talent in the arts

       Developing leadership talent

       Developing STEM talent

       Differentiating English Language Arts for advanced learners

  • Sorry, we are not currently accepting presenter proposals

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