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The mission of the Alabama Association for Gifted Children is to provide advocacy leadership, and support to assist educators, parents, and community partners in meeting the educational and affective needs of gifted children and youth in Alabama.


The AAGC Conference Program Committee invites you to submit a breakout session proposal for this year's conference, October 13-15, at the Marriott, Birmingham. Our theme this year is Gifted by Design. We are looking for sessions that offer innovation and insight for meeting the needs of gifted children. Sessions are 45-60 minutes, depending on the schedule. Possible sessions may address - curriculum, diversity, social/emotional, instructional strategies, identification, HOTS, contests/competitions, technology, depth/complexity, consultation.

The deadline is June 30, 2021. Click on the graphic below for submission form.

Our keynote speakers are Ginger Lewman and Colin Seale.  Ginger Lewman will be presenting on Thursday, "The Future is Here," featuring project/problem-based learning, maker-spaces, technology integration, and working with gifted and highly capable learners.  Friday, former educator turned attorney, Colin Seale will also be joining us, presenting "The Equity Case for Prioritizing Gifted Education at a Moment of Reckoning," surely to be a motivational experience for our attendees.

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PD WEBINAR SERIES, July 20, 2021, 6:00 pm CT

Beth Bero

July 20, 2021 will be the 52nd anniversary of man's first step on the Moon. Join Beth Bero, Madison City Gifted Educator and AIAA 2020 Exemplary Educator and learn how you can share a love of space and the night sky with your students and your school! We will discuss how to partner with local astronomy clubs and access help from NASA to introduce your students to the night sky and even run a "Space Week" at your school.

Beth Bero is currently a gifted specialist at Horizon Elementary School in Madison City Schools but has taught gifted at Dunbar Sixth Grade Center in Tampa, Florida.  She has earned many honors and awards, including her National Boards Teacher Certification in Gifted.  However, one of her most current awards is the 2020 American Institute of Aeronautics. However, one However, one of her most current awards is the 2020 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Educator Achievement Award for “instilling a sense of wonder in students through curiosity-based learning and for her four-decade-long service to the community as an educator.”

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