Gifted Children's Resource Guide
Organizations for Parents of Gifted Children
National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC)
The organisation combines the input of parents, educational figures and other professionals involved in the teaching profession, in order to discuss and address the needs of talented children. When you become a member of NAGC, your subscription includes receiving a regular magazine they produce called Parenting for High Potential, which contains articles that you are sure to find of interest as they are centered on how to develop talented students and the issues they might face
Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC)
The Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC) empowers educators, families and communities by advancing effective practices, programs and policies to promote the development of gifted and talented children throughout Illinois.
It is the vision of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children that the diverse expression of gifts and talents of all individuals are valued by society. Responsibility for nurturing, encouraging, and supporting the full development of potential in gifted children is accepted and shared by their families, educators, and communities. Individuals value themselves and their accomplishments. Their contributions are celebrated by society.
IAGC Community Parent Groups
Many towns in the Chicago area have active Parent Groups. This is a list of Illinois Gifted Parent Affiliates and Organizations. Click/Tap on their websites or call your local school about how to contact these groups.
Other Community Parent Groups
Member of Illinois Association for Gifted Children, and an affiliate of National Association for Gifted Children. Their purpose is to support and promote gifted education in District 205, involving parents, faculty members and administrators.
What Does P.G.E. Do?
P.G.E supports the centralized academic and creative and performing arts gifted program that serves students at four campuses: Marshall Elementary, Marshall Middle, West, and Auburn High schools.
Open Educaion Database (OEDb) — Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children
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