News Flash

OAGC Summer News Flash – Fall Conference, Gifted Rule Update, and More!
Fall Conference 2024 Updates

We are excited to welcome both George Couros and Scott J. Peters to our 72nd Annual Fall Conference.  Our conference will be held on October 13 – 15th, 2024 at the Columbus Hilton at Easton.  
Planning ahead for the OAGC Fall Conference? So are we! Please go to to download a registration form and make hotel reservations.

Gifted Rule

The Gifted Rule has been re-filed as of June 25th, 2024.  To read the rule in its entirety, click here: Register of Ohio  As of right now, we are expecting the rule to be heard during the July 22nd JCARR hearing. 

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General Information



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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 [email protected] by November 15th.

Scholarships and Awards

It’s never too early to start thinking about scholarships.  For more information and directions on how to apply, please go to

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

Donate to OAGC

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

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