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IAGC 26th Annual Conference

Call for Proposals 

Proposals for presentations will be accepted through June 15, 2020 for IAGC's 26th Conference. 

CLICK HERE to Submit Your Proposal

Teachers, Administrators, Counselors, School Social Workers, Instructional Coaches...

Do you have a particular area of interest or expertise related to your work with advanced learners? Consider sharing it with others by submitting a proposal to present at the IAGC 2021 Conference.

We are looking for ideas with respect to the following areas:

  • Evidence-Based Curriculum and Instruction (content and strategies)
  • Effective Program Leadership
  • Addressing the Excellence Gap Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Acceleration
  • Social-Emotional Support

All sessions should reflect evidence-based practices and address equity and inclusion. Topics related to our theme - "Together We Lift Advanced Learners" are especially welcome, including ideas to support collaborations among teachers, administrators, parents, social workers/school psychologists, and educational specialists to support the academic and social-emotional needs of advanced learners.

Topics should align with the IAGC mission and priorities:


The Illinois Association for Gifted Children empowers educators, families and communities by advancing effective practices, programs and policies to promote the development of gifted and talented children throughout Illinois.


  • To advocate for all children with gifts and talents.
  • To support educators in aligning professional practice with NAGC standards.
  • To provide opportunities for professional learning related to all children with gifts and talents.
  • To engage and empower families and communities to support the needs of children with gifts and talents.
  • To increase understanding throughout the State of Illinois regarding topics that impact children with gifts and talents.
  • To address the excellence gap through diversity, equity and inclusion.

Confirmations will be sent by July 15, 2020.


Contact Us:

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506

Ph: 630-907-5047
Fax: 630-907-5976

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The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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