2018 GAGC Convention Information

                    March 5 -6, 2018

       Georgia Hotel & Convention Center
                          Athens, GA

Solving the Gifted Puzzle

 (Balancing Academics, Creativity, & Leadership)

Keynote Speaker:

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Dr. Sally Krisel

President, NAGC Board of Directors

Director Innovative & Advanced Programs, Hall County

Dr. Sally Krisel, Director of Innovative and Advanced Programs for Hall County Schools in Gainesville, Georgia, leads innovative programming initiatives designed to help teachers recognize and develop the creative and cognitive abilities of children from culturally and linguistically diverse groups. A former State Director of Gifted Education and part-time faculty at the University of Georgia, Dr. Krisel is dedicated to raising academic standards for all students, including those who are gifted and talented, by expanding rigorous curriculum offerings and integrating the know-how from programs for the gifted to develop students’ academic potential through engaging, joyful learning experiences. She has helped Hall County Schools develop 11 charter schools and more than a dozen innovative programs of choice, all with roots in gifted education.

Schedule of Events

Convention Prices Include:

  • Admission to GAGC Convention Monday and Tuesday
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch Monday and Tuesday, as well as snacks 
  • Admission to Awards’ Reception on Monday Evening

       Registration Type                      Member           Non-Member

       Early Bird (Ends Feb 2)                   $250                  $300

       Late Registration (Feb 3 – Mar 2)     $300                  $350

       On-Site Registration (Mar 4-6)         $325                  $375

    Register Now!

    • To register online via credit card, click the link below - Note: payment
      is expected at the time you enter the registration information:


    • To register by Purchase Order or check, download the printable registration form, and mail as indicated on the form:


    • To register as an exhibitor/vendor, click the "Register" link above 
      OR download the printable application below and mail as indicated
      on the application:

    Hotel Accommodations:

    The Georgia Center for Hotel & Conference Center is the official host for the 2018 GAGC Convention. The GAGC Awards' Reception will be held on site in the Magnolia Ballroom.

       Room Rates:

       $99 - Choice of Single (one queen or one king sized bed) 
    OR Double (two single or two queen
                 sized beds). 
    When contacting the hotel -  use Code #87336 .....


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