Tuesday, May 30, 2017


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) from NAGC. 

See other gifted information at the following websites:

Illinois State Board of Education

Advisory Council on the Education of Gifted and Talented Children (Gifted Advisory Council-GAC) - http://www.isbe.net/GAC/

Statewide Gifted Resources - http://www.isbe.net/grants/html/gifted_resources.htm

Order the IAGC publication, A Guide for Parents: Overseeing Your Gifted Child's Education, by Sally Walker (IAGC Executive Director) and Sandra Schmulbach.

Find answers to these questions:

  • How do I know if my child is gifted?
  • What kind of education does my child need?
  • What is a quality gifted program?
  • Does my child's school have to have a gifted program?
  • How can I guide my child at home?
  • How can I speak up for my child?
  • How can I effectively advocate for my child in school?
  • What is the legislative process in Illinois?
  • Are there other ways or places where I can get support?

Also included are:

  • Text of a Suggested Legislative Letter
  • Web sites for Parents and Educators
  • Periodicals that are parent friendly

Volume discounts are available. Click here for the IAGC Publication Order Form.