NAGC Position Statements & White Papers
Position Statements and White Papers help clarify issues in gifted and talented education and set NAGC's position on these issues.
The NAGC BOD consists of twelve voting directors: four elected officers, four elected representatives (district/school representative, parent representative, network representative, and state representative), and four elected at-large members. The Past President services as ex-officio member, and there is the possibility of up to two additional non-voting members appointed by the Board. The directors are elected for staggered three-year terms. The elected officers are President, President-Elect, Governance Secretary, and Treasurer. Each serves for a two-year term. The term of office begins the first day of September following the election.
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You will be asked to upload the following to the online nomination form:
A resume/CV (that includes name, home address, phone, and e-mail address; current position; career highlights and history; education; description of NAGC participation and accomplishments - e.g., conventions attended, presentations, committee/network/affiliate work; significant leadership and/or advocacy activities at the local, state, or national level - e.g., committee positions and other service provided to gifted-related organizations; contributions that support the field of gifted education or gifted students - e.g., publications, presentations, and/or creative contributions).
Two (2) letters of support from individuals who will attest to the candidate's accomplishments on behalf of gifted children (e.g., NAGC leadership, state affiliate officer, state agency representative, or others who know the candidate's work.) Signed letters sent via e-mail to email@example.com will also be accepted.
Statement of Candidacy (100 words maximum for inclusion on ballot). The Elections Committee reserves the right to edit any Statement of Candidacy to meet space requirements on the official NAGC ballot.
A four-color high resolution photograph.
Election to serve in NAGC, as it is in other professional organizations, is based on the membership's evaluation of a candidate's service to the field and his or her ability to provide leadership in the affairs of NAGC. Candidates and their supporters understand that ballots describing the merits of each candidate will be distributed to the membership electronically. Candidates and their supporters are encouraged to avoid engaging in any organized effort to promote a candidacy. No candidacy may be promoted or endorsed in any way in any NAGC or Network publication.