News Flash

OAGC November News Flash –  Teacher Academy Call for Proposals, Advocacy Updates, and More!
Professional Development

Virtual Teacher Academy 2023 – Call for Proposals Needed

Dr. Richard Cash will be providing two days of sessions at the OAGC 2023 Virtual Teacher Academy to be held on February 27th and 28th. OAGC is currently accepting proposals for the Teacher Academy. The early deadline for proposals is December 15th. We realize this date is difficult for some of you meet. We will continue to accept proposals after that date, but those emailed or postmarked December 15th will have first priority for placement. We do have several live virtual sessions available. To download a call for proposal to submit a session proposal, please go to https://oagc.com/events/teacher-academy/.

Advocacy

Advocacy News 

OAGC is closely watching SB178 which would remove most powers of the State Board of Education and greatly limit the public’s ability to weigh in on education issues. You can keep up with all the information by going to https://oagc.com/advocacy/advocacy-alerts/

General Information

Memberships 

If your email has changed or you prefer a different email for the OAGC website, please contact Kay Tarbutton at oagcregistrar@gmail.com to update.

OAGC Review Articles Needed

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

Scholarships and Awards

The deadline for the OAGC Student Scholarships is February 15th. For more information and directions on how to apply, please go to https://oagc.com/resources/scholarships/.

Gifted HQPD — High Quality Professional Development

Now more than ever, it is important to have access to high-quality gifted professional development.  OAGC has been working hard to assist districts in implementing the new classroom teacher gifted HQPD requirement. We have an incredible amount of new tools and information to assist gifted professionals and districts. Also, we have 60 hours of online, Ohio-specific professional development through our partnership with Responsive Learning (formerly GTIGNITE).   For more information about these courses along with all the incredible new tools and documents that will help you plan, provide, and track gifted HQPD, please go to https://www.oagc.com/hqpd/.

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.

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.

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