Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00 am EDT to Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12:00 am EDT

Speak up. Take action. Create change...from home.

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NAGC's 2021 Leadership & Advocacy Conference LIVE!—the most comprehensive national, virtual event focused exclusively on public policy, legislation, and advocacy to support gifted and talented children.

Registration for NAGC's 2021 NAGC Leadership & Advocacy Conference LIVE! is now closed online. We're gathering the nation's top minds to deliver a content-rich, three-day program that offers more than 15 hours of educational, networking sessions, to strategically advance building your knowledge and skills day by day:

Join fellow gifted advocates to:

  • Be part of a national grassroots movement to support ALL gifted children

  • Sharpen your advocacy and policy skills on behalf of gifted children

  • Visit virtually with your Congressional Representative and Senators

  • Learn how federal policies are impacting gifted education

  • Fight to protect the Javits gifted education program

  • Learn more about our movement's federal, state, and local policy and advocacy work

Who should attend?

  • Gifted Advocates

  • Educators

  • Parents

  • State Affiliate and NAGC members

Sample Sessions:

  •  2018-19 State of the States Report – Implications for Policy & Advocacy 

  • Overview of Federal Grassroots Advocacy Strategy and the New Administration

  • Federal Investment in Gifted Works and Must Be Strengthened – Case Studies of the Success of the Javits Program

  • Equity & Building Programming in Every Community – Policy & Legal Lessons Learned from Illinois School District U-46

  • Value of Coalition Building – Parents and Teachers Partnering for Successful Advocacy & Policy Outcomes   

  • The State or Federal Budget – It is Okay to Ask for $32 or Even $100 Million

  • Virtual Networking and Social Events 

View the complete 2021 Leadership & Advocacy Conference LIVE! Agenda and distiguished Presenters.


Registration provides an all-access pass for live-streamed and social events. NAGC is partnering with experts in organizing and delivering virtual events, so participants can seamlessly connect to the event from the comfort of their homes.

NAGC Member Registration Fee:  $199

Non-Member Registration Fee:    $249

Group Registration Fee: 10% off member/non-member registration of 5 or more 

Leadership and Advocacy Conference LIVE! and NAGC20 On-Demand All-Access Pass Bundle

NAGC Member Registration Fee: $349

Non-Member Registration Fee: $549

Cancellation Policy

Registrants may receive a full refund if requested before February 19, 2021, a $30 administrative fee will be applied to all canceled registrations. There will be no refunds after February 19, 2021.

Interested in sponsorship or advertisement opportunities? Position your organization as a leader and influencer in the gifted community by sponsoring the event. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available, at various levels, to meet your budgetary needs. Contact Denise Weathers at for more information. View the prospectus here or below:



Event Contact Information 

For more information, please contact William Knudsen, Director of Government and Affiliate Relations, at