Annual Conference

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Albuquerque Academy
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

“Misdiagnoses and Missed Diagnoses: A Toolbox for Teachers and Parents of Gifted Children,” Presented by Dr. Edward R. Amend

​We invite gifted and regular education teachers, parents, mental health professionals, and education administrators to join us in learning about strategies for identifying and distinguishing between gifted traits and mental health disorders, including the intersection between the two.

Early Bird Registration ends December 22, 2017
Reduced rates for members and their guests, students, and teachers. Teachers and professionals will earn CEUs.

AAGTS LogoAlbuquerque Association for Gifted and Talented Students is a nonprofit organization of parents and educators dedicated to identifying and maximizing the potential of gifted and talented children in the state of New Mexico.

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About Steve Heil

Steve supports gifted students of Santa Fe Public Schools and, as a qualified FTAP Evaluator, helps to implement the district’s alternate identification protocol. In his previous work as an art teacher in Gallup, NM, Steve earned National Board Certification and received the Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award in 2010. As Publicity Chair on the board of NMAG, Steve manages this website and mailing list.