2019 Leadership & Advocacy Conference

Are you concerned about political challenges facing gifted children and their education?

Help policymakers understand and take action to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children from all backgrounds.

The NAGC Leadership & Advocacy Conference provides an opportunity to develop leadership and advocacy skills with others dedicated to enhancing gifted education.

Save the date for the NAGC Leadership & Advocacy Conference March 17-19, 2019, Embassy Suites Old Town, Alexandria, VA.  Registration opens Fall 2018.

Sponsorship Opportunities

This 3 day conference will:

  • Showcase how to build local and state structures.
  • Discuss case studies on successful advocacy programs on the local/state level.
  • Detail insider information on the status of policies from the U.S. Congress, White House, and Supreme Court.
  • Train attendees for Capitol Hill meetings.
  • Promote meetings with Congressional Representatives and Senators with clear requests for policies and programs that support gifted children in schools.

Some of the topics covered will be:

  • Importance of Policy Change
  • Strategies to Increase Equity—What We Know from Research
  • Equitable Indentification, Accountability, Acceleration, and the Importantce of Professional Learning
  • The Art of Science of Engagement – Mobilizing and Advocating
  • View from Capitol Hill
  • Federal Advocacy Goals
  • Training for Tuesday's Hill Visits