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The mission of the Georgia Association for Gifted Children is to advocate for gifted c
hildren and youth 
by working with educators, parents, policy-makers, and the community to meet the needs of the gifted.

Governor Brian Kemp recently signed a proclamation declaring January Gifted Education Month in Georgia

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GAGC is honored to receive the 2021 GAGE
Hughes Award from the Gwinnett Alliance for Gifted Education.

Awards Ceremony

Thank you to everyone who made the 2021 GAGC Virtual Convention a wonderful success! We are grateful to our 2021 Sponsor, Riverside Insights, our Presenters, and all of our GAGC Exhibitors/Vendors. A special thank you to Pathable, our Virtual Convention Platform provider, and to our Convention Co-Chairs, Mary Jean Banter and Donna Marshall!

The 2021 GAGC Virtual Convention presentations, including Dr. Marcia Tate's Keynote, our Sponsor's presentations, and access to all exhibitors/Vendors will be available to all registrants, via the link you were provided to access the convention, for one full year, until March 1, 2022. 

Our work towards Access and Equity continues. Please read our Statement Against Anti-Racism and information about the GAGC Coalition for Access and Equity

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2021 GAGC Virtual Convention!

Bynum Scholarship Applications
Now Open

GAGC has again opened up a unique scholarship opportunity for Georgia teachers! In April 2021, one teacher from each of our Georgia RESA regions will be named a GAGC Bynum Scholar and will receive a scholarship to earn the gifted endorsement online through CASENEX and a complimentary one-year membership to GAGC. Upon completion of the CASENEX gifted endorsement, each Bynum Scholar will also receive a complimentary registration to the 2023 GAGC Convention. We hope to name 16 GAGC Bynum Scholars, one to represent each of the 16 RESA regions in Georgia. For more Information: Click here

Application available at:

Application Deadline: April 2, 2021

Check out the GAGC Store for the new GAGC Virtual T-Shirt!

GAGC Announces New 2021-2023

Executive Board Officers 

      President:  Laurie Ecke, Hall County

      President-Elect:  Mary Jean Banter, GA DOE

     Convention Co-Chair:   Kathy Jones, Cook County

     Secretary:   Leigh Brown, Hall County

Who are the Gifted in Georgia?

Gifted Student - a student who demonstrates
a high degree of intellectual and/or creative   ability(ies), exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with his or her abilities. For more information see State Board of Education Rule 160-4-2-.38 

Recent GAGC News

Resources for Parents

  • New Member Benefit for Families:

Renzulli Learning Home Edition

2021 Convention Sponsor

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