Lisa Yee

Author of award winning Young 

Adult literature

Millicent Min, Girl Genius

DC Superhero Girls

American Girl, Girl of the Year





Dr. Del Siegle

University of Connecticut

and Director of the 

National Center of Research on Gifted Education



AAGC Virtual Conference has ended!

Can you see yourself with AAGC Swag? Don't forget to purchase your T-shirt (long or short sleeve), sweatshirt, coffee mug, mask, and/or tote bag! Click here to order!


SESSION RECORDINGS

Thank you to the conference team, AAGC Executive Council and to you, the participants, for helping to make the first ever virtual conference a huge success! The bonus to this virtual side is that you have access to all session recordings for the next 30 days on the virtual conference platform. Click the link and enter your password to review anything you missed or to re-watch what you loved!

Reminder for the login:   https://www.virtualeventplace.com/AAGC2020

After 30 days, we will have these recordings on the AAGC website.

REMINDER: Recorded sessions with Lisa Yee will only be available until Dec 31, 2020.

If you are in need for the agenda for your Power School upload - here it is - https://alabamagifted.org/resources/Documents/AAGC%20Conference%202020_Program%20Schedule.pdf


PD CERTIFICATES are being prepared and will be sent out soon. 

Upcoming events

    • May 18, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
    Register

    PD WEBINAR SERIES, May 18, 2021, 6:00 pm CT

    MythBusters: The What and How of Creativity


    Creativity is a highly sought-after skill in our globalized society, even deemed as essential as literacy. As the demand for creativity grows, so does the need to develop creative thinkers. But what is creativity exactly? And how do educators cultivate creativity in the classroom within a system wrought with rigid schedules, curricula, and standardized testing? In this webinar, we’ll confront common myths and misconceptions of creativity and discuss ways to develop creativity in the classroom.


    Dr. Kristen N. Lamb (PhD, University of North Texas) is an assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Alabama. Previously, she was a classroom teacher which she continues to use to inform her research as well as her work with other classroom teachers. She studies equity issues in advanced and accelerated academics, the role of creativity in the talent development of high ability students, and classroom conditions conducive to developing creative thinking and advanced academic achievement. 

    Topic: PD Webinar Series- Dr. Kristen Lamb

    Time: May 18, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82032933556?pwd=T3IyV2xlL2hSYVMxWUkxTi9COVdaZz09


    Meeting ID: 820 3293 3556

    Passcode: 433854




    • October 13, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • October 15, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Marriott Hwy 280 in Birmingham, Alabama
    Register

    The Alabama Association for Gifted Children state conference will be held on October 13 - 15, 2021 at the Birmingham Marriott hotel in Birmingham, Alabama from 8:00 AM -3:00 PM.  This will be an in-person conference and our attendees will be excited to visit your booth and learn about your company through our app.

    Our keynote speaker  Thursday is Ginger Lewman.  She will present "The Future is Here: Flying Cars, Industry Automation and Education". Ms. Lewman will inspire educators of gifted and high ability learners with ways to implement project/problem based learning, makerspaces and technology integration.

    Our keynote speaker Friday is Colin Seale, educator turned attorney who will motivate our attendees with his presentation "The Equity Case for Prioritizing Gifted Education at a Moment of Reckoning".

    Exhibitors/Vendors space is limited, so register today to join us! The deadline for registration is September 27, 2021.

    Exhibitors/Vendors may choose to advertise in our conference app.  The App Sponsorship package details can be accessed  here.  The deadline for App Contracts is September 30, 2021.

    • October 13, 2021
    • 7:30 AM (CDT)
    • October 15, 2021
    • 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • Marriott on Hwy 280 Birmingham, Alabama
    Register

    October 13 - 15, 2021

    Marriott on Highway 280, Birmingham, Alabama

    Wednesday - all day and half day workshops (boxed lunch included)  Choose from all day or morning and afternoon sessions. (pre-select from list)

    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.

    See attached flyer for full schedule.


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