The day before the NAGC 64th Annual Convention starts up, veteran NASCAR Crew Chief Doug Richert, who as a 19-year-old served as Dale Earnhardt’s chief during Earnhardt’s 1980 title season, joined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Austin Cindric at a special event at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Noel Jett who completed her B.S. in Psychology at Texas A&M University in 2015 at the age of 16, and she is in the third year of her Ph.D. program at the University of North Texas focusing in Gifted and Talented Education.  
At the NAGC 64th Annual Convention in Charlotte, NC, November 9-12, the 2017 cohort of Javits-Frasier Scholars will gather to network with, and learn from, other teachers and leaders in gifted education.
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Roy Ghosh, Parkland High School Class of 2018 and a researcher with NIH, NICHD. Ghosh built the academic-networking site ScienceBuzz.
The guest blog post by Chloe Rinehart, a Research Associate at Public Agenda, highlights the Teacher Collaboration site.