NAGC Position Statements & White Papers
Position Statements and White Papers help clarify issues in gifted and talented education and set NAGC's position on these issues.
Please contact Christine Briggs of the Curriculum Studies Network at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions on the information below.
2017 Submission Deadline -- June 1, 2017. Please send your materials to:
NAGC Curriculum Studies Award
c/o Christine Briggs
105 Briargate Walk Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
Three (3) complete copies of your unit and all support materials. One will be archived in NAGC office and the other two will be used by evaluators. Units will not be returned.
Completed Application Form
Any individual, institution, or organization may submit or sponsor only two (2) units total per year.
You must be a member of NAGC to participate. Click to join now if you are not.
A $15.00 submission fee is required per unit (no more than 2 units per individual, institution, or organization). Please make your checks out to NAGC and include with your materials.
No more than six (6) awards will be given by the Network to individuals collaborating on one unit. Additional awards (apples) are available for purchase through the Curriculum Network for units with more than six authors. Awards will be presented at the 2016 NAGC Annual Convention in Orlando, FL (November 3-6, 2016).
Any unit receiving two (2) scores of 1 on rubric attributes will be eliminated from the competition.
If a score of 1 is earned in either the differentiation or talent development, the unit will be eliminated from the competition.
Implementation of curriculum is required. Evidence of student(s)' growth is a critical rubric element.
Lead authors of winning curriculum units will be notified in writing no later than September 1, 2016 to ensure winners can make arrangements to attend the NAGC Annual Convention to receive their award and take advantage of early registration. While qualitative feedback will be sent to the lead author, actual copies of rubrics used by scorers will not be distributed.
Before a unit will be evaluated the following must be present:
The scoring rubric will only be applied to those units meeting the above criteria. In preparation for submission, please review the rubric to be aware of the required components. Each qualifying unit will be assessed according to the Rubric. Please send any comments to Christine Briggs.