Thursday, December 18, 2014

20th Annual IAGC Convention

Mark your calendars for February 8-10, 2015, in Naperville

convention-checkinGather together with other attendees, including classroom teachers, gifted coordinators, administrators, and parents; plus exhibitors, board members, committee chairs, staff, volunteers, and scholarship award recipients.

Space still is available to advertise in the convention booklet.

For complete information--including registration form, schedule, online hotel reservations, and advertising--go to the Convention webpage

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Gifted Education Teacher Endorsement

ISBE advises the ELIS system now is open for teachers who have passed the NES exam to submit their application for the Gifted Education Teacher Endorsement.

Click on the Professional Development webpage for this information about the Gifted Endorsement:

  • January 31, 2015, deadline to register for NES exam under "grandfather" rule
  • how IAGC can help with test preparation
  • details from the Illinois State Board of Education, including a link to Frequently Asked Questions
  • Caution to Use your same SSN & ELIS account--do NOT create new ones for the test 
  • how to contact ISBE for all questions about the gifted endorsement

IAGC is not offering any more Gifted Education Seminar [GES] classes this year. Please contact your ROE/ISC for GES classes.

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