In the following video, Caitlin Hughes details the role of the coordinator division in supporting gifted education across Ohio.

To access the full OAGC Coordinator Division Handbook, please become a member of OAGC’s Coordinator Division by clicking here (Note: You must be an active OAGC member to sign up). 


2023-2024 Coordinator Division Leadership Team


Gifted Indicator

  • Lawson Davis, J. and Douglas, D. (2021) Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: Perspectives from the Field. Free Spirit Publishing
  • Ritchotte, J., Lee, CW., and Graefe, A. (2019) Start Seeing and Serving Underserved Gifted Students: 50 Strategies for Equity and Excellence. Free Spirit Publishing
  • Winebrenner, S., Brulles, D., and Kingore, B. (2008) The Cluster Grouping Handbook: A Schoolwide Model: How to Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement for All. Free Spirit Publishing
  • Boyce, S. (2021). The FRESH Classroom; Why Culturally relevant Education Can’t Wait! Stephanie Boyce and Associates.

  • Brulles, D. and Brown, K. (2018). A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Form, Manage, Assess and Differentiate in Groups. Free Spirit Publishing.

  • Byrd. I. and Van Gemert. L. (2019). The Gifted Guild’s Guide to Depth and Complexity: Finding Your Way Through the Framework.

  • Cash, R. (2019). Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics Free Spirit Publishing.

  • Corwin, M. (2021). And Still We Rise: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students. Harper Perennial.

  • Couros, G. (2018). The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent and Lead a Culture of Creativity. Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.

  • Drapeau, P. (2020). Inspiring Student Empowerment: Moving Beyond Engagement, Refining Differentiation. Free Spirit Publishing

  • Heacox, D. (2017). Making Differentiation a Habit: How to Ensure Success in Academically Diverse Classrooms. Free Spirit Publishing.

  • Lawson Davis, J. (2023). Bright, Talented & Black: A Guide for Families of Black Gifted Learners. SCB Distributors.

  • McNair, A. (2022) Designing for Depth in the Classroom. Routledge.

  • Mofield, E. and Phelps, V. (2020). Collaboration, Coteaching and Coaching in Gifted Education: Sharing Strategies to Support Gifted Learners. Routledge.

  • Rakow, S. (2020). Educating Gifted Students in Middle School: A Practical Guide. Routledge.

  • Seale, C. (2022). Tangible Equity: A Guide for Leveraging Student Identity, Culture, and Power to Unlock Excellence In and Beyond the Classroom. Routledge.

  • Sharos, A. (2018). All 4s and 5s: A Guide to Teaching and Leading Advanced Placement Programs. Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.

  • Stambaugh. T. and Mofield, E. (2022). A Teacher’s Guide to Curriculum Design for Gifted and Advanced Learners: Advanced Content Models for Differentiating Curriculum. Routledge.

  • Stanley, T. (2020). Promoting Rigor Through Higher Level Questioning. Routledge.

  • Van Gemert, L. (2019) Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing “Never Good Enough”.  Gifted Guru Publishing. 


If you have any questions about the OAGC coordinator division, please contact:

Caitlin Hughes

Coordinator Division Chair
[email protected]