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Schedule at a Glance 

Hotel and Travel 

What You'll Find at the NAGC Convention 

Pre-Convention Events 

General Sessions and Mini-Keynotes 

Network Events 

Exhibit Info 


All About New Orleans 

CEU and Graduate Credit Info 

NAGC Live Learning Center/Itinerary Planner 

Parent Day 

Virtual Convention 

The NAGC Annual Convention happens once a year (guess you got that)! Don't let this opportunity go by without extracting as many opportunities as possible to enlighten, engage, and invigorate your mind!

  • Separate registration required for these events
  • Registration deadline for Action Labs is September 16.
  • Don't delay, as these events fill quickly. 
  • Make it easy - Register for these pre-conference activites when you initially register.

The Essentials of Gifted Education: Your Toolkit for Delivering Successful Programs and Services

Wednesday, November 2
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

NAGC has assembled great minds to share their knowledge for a full day of learning the day before the NAGC Convention kicks off. Whether you’re new to your position or an experienced gifted coordinator, counselor, or administrator, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this information-packed program! 

Includes opening general session, materials, lunch, choice of nine Essential topics in the afternoon, and closing general session, "Leadership and Life Lessons from the Field."

Descriptions here.

Gifted Education Applications in the Classroom: Critical Models for Delivering Successful Services

Thursday, November 3
8:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Take this opportunity to learn from the leaders in our field about issues that they have identified as timely and essential. When you register for Thursday's Gifted Education Applications, you will select one session in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and materials are included in your registration fee. These sessions are popular, so register early to confirm your seat and indicate an alternate choice.

Choose from 10 sessions in the morning and 10 sessions in the afternoon

Descriptions here.
Action Labs

Wednesday, November 2
Action Labs leave the Hilton Riverside beginning at 7:30 AM and return by 3:00 PM

NAGC Action Labs, designed by local educators, artists, and administrators, provide an experiential learning opportunity that will broaden your perspective and give you ideas to use back home.

All 2011 Action Labs depart from the Hilton Riverside beginning at 7:30 am and should return no later than 3:00 pm so that you may join us for the 4:15 to 6:00 pm event, "Leadership and Life Lessons from the Field."

To ensure that the Action Labs go as planned, pre-registration is required by September 16. We do our best to ensure that all Action Labs will take place, but some arrangements are out of our control. Please register as early as possible to ensure your spot. There is no onsite registration and no waiting lists. If accepted, you will receive a detailed letter in early October. These Labs fill quickly. Register early and please be sure to note your alternate selections.

Descriptions here.