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NCCS Educators Attend National Gifted Conference

Five NCCS teachers at NAGC conferenceOn 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.


You can access the collaborative notes taken by the attendees by clicking here.  For additional information and pictures, checkout #NAGC17 on Twitter.


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.

About Amanda McRary

Amanda McRary is the Digital Learning Facilitator and Media Coordinator at Newton-Conover STEM Middle School. As a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, she received her bachelor's degree in Psychology and Elementary Education licensure from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and AIG licensure from High Point University. She has a Master of School Administration as well as a Master of Library Science, both from Appalachian State University. Her educational experience includes elementary teacher, AIG Lead teacher, and middle and high school assistant principal. She enjoys reading, organizing, and crafting.

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