NAGC Staff Directory

NAGC has a dedicated staff of 7 professionals who work at the NAGC office in Washington, DC. The office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm ET, except for federal holidays. In addition, program and support staff are located remotely. To contact individual staff members, please see the NAGC staff directory below. 

National Association for Gifted Children
1331 H Street, NW, Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20005

t 202.785.4268
f 202.785.4248


Executive Director
M. René Islas is the executive director of the National Association for... Read Full Bio
Director of Finance & Administration
Contact Andrew via email.
Director of Public Education
Jane Clarenbach covers a number of areas that address advocacy in its... Read Full Bio
Teacher Resource Specialist and Editor, Teaching for High Potential
Jeff Danielian, Teacher Resource Specialist, is the Director of the La... Read Full Bio
Director, Professional Development and Meetings
Online learning and professional development Convention content and... Read Full Bio
Sr. Director, Strategic Initiatives & Development
Cathleen is a seasoned public relations and development professional with... Read Full Bio
Manager, Stakeholder Outreach
Carolyn Kaye has been at NAGC for more than 8 years and, it seems, for... Read Full Bio
Manager of Parent Services and Communications
A parent and passionate advocate, Kathleen brings more than 30 years’... Read Full Bio
Manager of Member Services
Membership Information List Rental Requests Membership Database... Read Full Bio