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OAGC June News Flash -- Summer Gifted Academy; Fall Conference and Advocacy News

Professional Development

Summer Professional Development

OAGC is now taking registration for OAGC Gifted Summer Academy (summer professional development for classroom teachers) to be held on June 27 and 28 in Worthington, Ohio. The two day session will include fifteen hours of training on the first year of the recommended OAGC HQPD sequence. Space is limited, so please register soon. Deadline for early registration is June 15. For more information or to register,  please go to oagc.com/hqpd.asp .

Fall Conference

OAGC is finalizing the OAGC program for October 15 - 17, 2017. Our keynoters will be Dr. James Webb and Ian Byrd. Along with these amazing keynoters, we will have many excellent small sessions. To register or make hotel reservations, please go to oagc.com/fallconference.asp. Information on keynoters and small sessions will be posted on the OAGC fall conference website by June 10th.

Advocacy

 

State Superintendent's Committee on Assessments

The State Superintendent's Committee on Assessments will wrap up their work on June 6th. For information about the current recommendations from this committee, please go to  www.oagc.com/advocacyalerts.asp .

State Budget News

The Ohio Senate will be finishing up hearing on the state budget next week and is expected to introduce a substitute bill. OAGC will provide regular updates on the progress of the state budget through June 30th.

General Information

 

OAGC Review Articles Needed

OAGC is looking for a few good articles for the Fall Review. To ask for an extension, or to submit articles, please email anngift@aol.com  by June 15th. 

Donate to OAGC

As you begin to make your year-end charitable contributions, please remember that OAGC is the only organization in Ohio advocating on the behalf of gifted children. We hope that you will  consider a donation to OAGC by going to the following link http://www.oagc.com/donate.asp.

Amazon Smile

Did you know you could assist OAGC merely by ordering your Amazon goods? It's simple.  Just by making the following portal http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7442288 your default for Amazon orders, Amazon will donate a small percentage to OAGC.

 

Social Media Connections

Do you Tweet? Follow the OAGC Advocacy Updates by following oagcgifted at www.twitter.com/oagcgifted .
 
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