On Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, five NCCS educators traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the 64th annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) conference. Cheryl Rhea (District AIG Coordinator), Tanya Barrymore (NCMS ELA Teacher), Drew Eddins (NCHS English Teacher), Felicia Goodman (NCHS Science Teacher, and Amanda McRary (NCMS Digital Learning Facilitator) attended this year’s conference which had the theme of “Shining a Light on Gifted Children.”
Attendees had the opportunity to network with nearly 3,000 colleagues from around the country to discuss issues in gifted education. More than 300 learning opportunities were offered in topics such as differentiation, emotional and social support, and technology and covered all content areas.
NAGC’s mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research.