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

Gifted Education Month

AAGC celebrated in January, Gifted Education Month (GEM)! During the month we asked all gifted educators, students, and parents to work together to raise awareness of the importance of gifted education. Congratulations to all of our winner!

1st Place Student Winner is Viola Andrews and her teacher is Liza Scott

2nd Place Student Winner is Piper Carr-Oakley and her teacher is Janell HIll 

3rd Place Student Winner is Catherine Camille Coker and her teacher is Catherine O’Steen 

Honorable Mention Student Winner is Natalie Davis and her teacher is Deborah Carden 

Teacher Winner is Catherine O’Steen 


Our Alabama Legislature is meeting now and we need your help in reaching out to your local state legislator to advocate for funding of gifted education in Alabama.  Gifted education is mandated in Alabama but is not funded.  Following is a downloadable slide show in which you can learn more and to share with your elected officials.  


Investing in Gifted Students_slides for advocacy_January 2021.pdf

Already a member?  Login with your AAGC credentials to take advantage of our webinars for parents and teacher!

Welcome to AAGC!

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.

PD Webinar Series, March 16, 2021, 6:00 pm CT

The Virtual World of Marine Ecology

This session presents a virtual world of The Marine Ecosystem in eight units. Those include: The Gulf of Mexico, Sand Dunes, Maritime Forest, Salt Marshes, Estuaries, Lagoons, Intertidal Zones and Watersheds. Units are 30 minutes each and include teacher and student worksheets/questions. Skype, etc. will be available to summarize units.

Dr. Simpson majored in biological science/medical technology and has a BS and MS from Jacksonville State University, a Doctorate from the University of Alabama.  He's a veteran of the U S Navy Medical Corp.  He held positions as the Director/professor at the University of Alabama Gadsden Center, Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Aquaculture at Gadsden Community College, Dean of Instruction at Snead State Community College, Founder of the Gadsden State Aquaculture Center and the Marine Science Adventures.  He volunteers locally and the Bon Secour Refugee, Gulf State Park, and serve as an adjunct professor.  Learn more at http://marinescienceadventures.com


These webinars are available only to current AAGC members.  Join now at https://alabamagifted.org/Join-us


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