Wednesday, September 02, 2015

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NEW - Scholarship deadline changes

The deadline to apply for the Carol Morreale scholarship for students has been extended to November 1; disregard the September 1 deadline in the original current application. Deadlines for the other awards and scholarships--including two new ones--also will be extended, most to December 1. Revised information will be posted on the Awards and Scholarships webpage in early September. Until then, you may use the applications shown there. NOTE the NEW ONLINE application for the Carol Morreale Scholarship now linked on the webpage.


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HB806 was approved by the Governor; now is Public Act 99-0189, effective July 30, 2015; provides for high school credit for middle school course work. Click on the link for details.

 Fall Professional Development  

See Upcoming Events on the left for Early Bird discount deadlines

 logo copySeptember 14 to November 6

Individualized Online GIFTED EDUCATION SEMINAR Fall 2015

Conducted by Experts in Gifted Education 


Marcia Gentry


Monday, October 5

Total School Cluster Grouping: A Research-based Model for Improving Student Achievement, Identification Equity, and Teacher Practices,

Wilmette, with Marcia Gentry



Laura Beltchenko 

Wednesday, November 18

Administrator/Gifted Coordinator’s Breakfast and Seminar Fall Update on Gifted Education

Schaumburg, with Laura Beltchenko



Mark your calendar for February 7-9, 2016

The 21st Illinois Association for Gifted Children Convention will offer a variety of sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

See the Registration Form for early bird and member discounts and regular fees.


Visit Gifted Position Openings for current listings

Articles & Publications* 

recent selections from others about issues related to gifted children

*[opinions expressed do not necessarily represent IAGC's views]
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