Sunday, May 28, 2017

Events and News


IAGC Board of Directors and Committee Meetings

We welcome you to join our efforts in meeting the needs of gifted children. IAGC meets at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, 1500 Sullivan Rd., Aurora, IL. Committee meetings are held from 10:00 AM - NOON with the IAGC Board Meeting from 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM.

  • June 26, 2017 - Strategic Planning Meeting (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
  • August 5, 2017
  • October 21, 2017
  • January 13, 2018

Visit the Professional Development webpage for 2017 Workshop details:

  • Registration form
  • Brief descriptions
  • Links to complete information


Visit the Convention Webpage for updates on our next convention.


IAGC visited the education staff of IL representatives and senators in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2014KathyNilles-SallyThomson-RepDannyDavis-SallyWalker-CarolynWelch

We represented Illinois at the NAGC Affiliate Conference prior to our Hill visits. Our advocacy promoted funding of the Javits Act and supported the Talent Act to confront the excellence gap, to support educator professional development in gifted, and to provide transparency of achievement data.


[l-r: Kathy Nilles, Sally Thomson, Representative Danny Davis, Sally Walker, Carolyn Welch]




 2012-2013 State of the Nation in Gifted Education

Work Yet to Be Done

An NAGC Look at the 2012-2013 State of the States in Gifted Education Report



Past Parent Academies

Click on the link for Michele Kane's presentation from the November 16, 2013, Parent Academy:

Intensity in the Gifted and Overexcitabilities




 Wrap your arms around Gifted Education


We celebrated from February 12-18, 2012.






Videos online about Gifted Children and Gifted Education: