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IAGC Parents 


Welcome to the Illinois Association for Gifted Children Parent Membership page.

The IAGC is an advocate for the advanced learning needs of all children, and in particular, those who exhibit gifts and talents through a variety of expressions.  

Please explore the links below and across the website to learn how to support the gifted child in your life.

You can also learn about ISBE's Advisory Council on the Education of Gifted and Talented Children HERE.


Not a member? 

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The IAGC Website is supported by the following Sponsor Members

IAGC / IMSA LEARNING ENRICHMENT ENGINE
Please explore this NEW resource for students across the state of Illinois!

Look for FREE or SCHOLARSHIP BASED events for kids of all ages and various interests.

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IAGC Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Students, Educators, and Community Members

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What the IAGC can do:
  • Provide information on a variety of theories and best-practice strategies relating to gifted education, characteristics of gifted children, and alignment of needs and resources through conferences, meet-ups, newsletters
  • Provide Parent Support and Networking Opportunities relating to raising gifted children
  • Provide updated information on State and Federal education policy relating to advanced learners
  • Collaborate with parents and other stakeholders to advocate for policy changes to support advanced learner needs
  • Provide potential resources for enrichment, engagement, and social interaction 
  • Connect families to resources that may be able to provide evaluative services, though we do not endorse any particular organization or service
What the IAGC does NOT do:
  • Provide diagnostic or testing services to evaluate intelligence, ability, placement, or other areas of learning readiness
  • Provide school, district, or program recommendations for an individual child
  • Provide legal, psychological, academic, or medical advice or counsel
  • Provide individual advocacy in relation to a particular student and their academic, SEL, or legal concerns
  • Provide an evaluation or criticism of any particular schools, districts, programs, or curriculum on behalf of a student, parent, or group
  • Provide gifted education services, classes, or gifted education curriculum to students.


ACCELERATED PLACEMENT ACT 

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Information and Updates


MEMBERS ONLY RESOURCES

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Join the IAGC Membership for additional resources, events, discounts, and gatherings!




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Contact Us:

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506

Ph: 630-907-5047
Fax: 630-907-5976

email us:  

Director@IAGCgifted.org

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

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