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Saturday, November 5

Hilton New Orleans Riverside


Held in conjunction with the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention, and produced by the NAGC Parent & Community Network and the NAGC Parent Advisory Committee and local Louisiana parents and educators, NAGC’s Parent Day is a one-day event that gives parents tools and networking opportunities to help you support your children’s optimal development and ensure their continued growth.

Register Online Here  Registration Form Here 
Parent Day Schedule of Events (as of 5/16/2011) Sample NAGC Concurrent Sessions on Parent Day

7:30-8:30 AM     JAM Sessions/Concurrent Sessions (your choice)
8:45-10:15 AM          Mini-Keynotes (your choice)

10:30-11:30 AM 

 Concurrent Sessions(your choice)
11:45 AM-12:30 PM  Lunch/Exhibits Break 

12:45-1:30 PM  

 Putting it Into Practice Sessions (your choice)
1:45-2:45 PM        JAM Sessions/Table Topics/Concurrent Sessions (your choice)
3:00-4:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions(your choice)
4:30-6:00 PM       The E. Paul Torrance Creativity Lecture
6:00-7:30 PM      Crescent City Celebration


  • Heightened Senses: The Superpowers of the Gifted
  • The Perfect Storm: When Factors Converge with Bullying to Cause Tragedy for Gifted Preteen Boys
  • Facts, Fun, and the Future: Fostering the Gifted Brain
  • Building Bridges of Communication Between School Districts and Parents
  • Underachievement among Gifted Black Students: Update, Issues, and Recommendations
  • Goldilocks Parenting: Effects of Too Much, Not Enough, and Just the Right Amount of Involvement
  • Include Students, Parents and Teachers in the Process for Maximum Results
  • Accepted On Condition: What Perfectionism Is and How To Help
  • Dreaming With Your Eyes Open: Engaging Gifted Parents and Children Outside of the School Day
  • Kicking Learning Potential Up a Notch: The Effects of Praise
  • Academic Acceleration: Resources for Identification, Policy, and Advocacy
  • Making the Impossible Possible: Fifteen Strategies for Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience
  • Look Both Ways Before Crossing the Street: Instilling Digital Responsibilities for the Digital Highway
  • Homeschool Families: A Starting Point
  • A Delicate Balance: Can Parent Advocacy Work without Opposition
  • Parenting for Success: Providing the Support a Gifted Child Needs to Maximize Potential

Registration Fees (includes lunch, full access to convention/exhibit hall, Crescent City Celebration and program book)

$75 Current NAGC member

$110 Nonmember (includes NAGC parent membership)

You may register an additional adult member of your family to attend for just $40  (includes lunch, full access to convention/exhibit hall )

NOTE: No children under 16 are permitted to attend.

Register Online Here