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OAGC March News Flash: Fall Conference Proposal Deadline and Advocacy and More

Professional Development

 

Fall Conference

OAGC is seeking great small sessions for the fall conference If you have an idea for a session, please download the call for proposal at oagc.com/fallconference.asp . The deadline to submit proposals is March 31st. If you need more time to submit a proposal, please contact Ann Sheldon at anngift@aol.com .

Summer Professional Development

Based on feedback from a survey of the field, OAGC may be offering some summer professional development opportunities. Stay tuned for more information as OAGC continues with plans on this summer program.

Advocacy

OAGC Testifies to House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee

OAGC provided testimony to the House Education Primary and Secondary Subcommittee this week. To download testimony, please go to www.oagc.com/statebudget.asp .

Updates on ESSA/Gifted Operating Standards

This week brings new developments to the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) state plan as well as the gifted operating standards. For more information, please go to   www.oagc.com/advocacyalerts.asp .

General Information

 

Scholarships

OAGC offers several student scholarships. The deadline for college scholarships is April  15th. To get more information, please go to oagc.com/scholarship.asp .

OAGC Review Articles Needed

OAGC is looking for a few good articles for the Fall Review. Please email any articles to 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.

 

OAGC Membership News

Due to the discontinuation of several gifted magazines, OAGC is no longer able to offer reduced prices on these materials as a membership benefit. The OAGC membership committee is finalizing a new membership benefits opportunity. If you have any questions about your OAGC membership, please , please contact Kay Tarbutton .

 

Social Media Connections

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Join #ohiogtchat, the OAGC Teacher Division chat, on Twitter bi-monthly on Sundays at 9pm. For a complete schedule and a blog see the chat's website at: http://ohiogtchat.weebly.com/