Author: Steve Heil (page 1 of 6)

AAGTS 39th Annual Conference

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.



Late Fall 2017 Newsletter

Thumbnail of Late Fall 2017 Newsletter

Click to download our Fall 2017 Newsletter as a PDF.

Please have a look at our latest newsletter. Thanks to Debra Mayeux of Farmington, NMAG board’s new Newsletter Chair, for composing this publication.



Training and Maintaining Alternate Protocol for Gifted ID

Announcing the December 2017 alternate protocol training for identifying gifted students in New Mexico. Access the tools you need to identify high academic potential among diverse gifted learners in your schools. Continue reading



World of 7 Billion Video Contest

Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest helps you bring technology and creativity into your middle and high school classes. The contest challenges your students to create a short video connecting world population growth and one of three global challenges: Advancing Women and Girls, Feeding 10 Billion, or Preventing Pollution. Students can win up to $1,000 and participating teachers will receive free curriculum resources. The contest deadline is February 22, 2018 – use this lesson plan to get started now! Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found at https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/. Continue reading



Gifted Teacher Opening: Bloomfield School District

This job is open at Bloomfield School District’s Naaba Ani Elementary School:

Position: Gifted Education Teacher

Location: Naaba Ani Elementary (Grades 4-6)

Contact: Sharon Jensen sjensen@bsin.k12.nm.us

Download the Job Announcement (.pdf) here: Gifted Education Teacher

Please share this announcement on your favorite social media to help get the word out. Thanks!



Older posts