Why is my IAGC membership so important?
Your membership supports IAGC’s vision. It is the vision of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children that giftedness and high potential in children are recognized, valued and supported to enable their maximum development. Read More About the Benefits of Membership.
The Courier newsletter and the Journal are published online as a member benefit.
Members: first complete the Member Login on the left; then navigate the main menu at the top left: Newsletters > [select the issue you want], and Journal > [select the year you want]. Problem with Login? E-mail your member number and request help.
Not a member?
Click on the link below to go to the Membership webpage for more information and to apply online.
Illinois definition of gifted and talented children:
"For the purposes of this Article, 'gifted and talented children' means children and youth with outstanding talent who perform or show the potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared with other children and youth of their age, experience, and environment. A child shall be considered gifted and talented in any area of aptitude, and, specifically, in language arts and mathematics, by performing in the top 5% locally in that area of aptitude."
105 ILCS 5/14A-20105 ILCS 5/14A-20
Visit the Illinois State Board of Education Gifted Resources