Sessions: Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals Is Now Open!

The Gifted + Equity Conference: Serving the Underserved is geared toward the educators who work tirelessly to ensure equitable access for all gifted students. TAGT seeks informational and engaging presenters and presentations for the 2020 Program. Sessions will focus on at least one of the four main tracks.
  • Twice Exceptional (gifted and another exceptionality)
  • Underserved Populations (low SES, minorities)
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Additional Qualifiers (Homeless, Military, Girls, LGBTQ, Profoundly Gifted, etc.)

Who attended Gifted + Equity in 2019?
  • 51% Classroom Teacher
  • 21% District Leadership
  • 21% University, Consultant, Parent, or Other
  • 6% Campus Leadership
What populations did attendees serve (was able to select multiple options)?
  • 60% Special education
  • 78% ELL
  • 78% Low SES
  • 18% Other (gifted, emergent bilingual, minority students)
What topics were of most value in 2019?
  • Practical strategies for working with special populations
  • Hands-on, interactive, specific activities
  • Inspirational stories and guidance
  • Social-emotional strategies
  • Identification of ELL students
What topics did attendees want/need more of?
  • Hands-on, interactive sessions or practical strategies
  • Ability to talk one-on-one about their struggles or get solutions to problems
  • Advanced level/deeper level strategies
  • Gifted girls
  • Sessions with a smaller focus/narrow look at specific population’s needs
  • Monday, February 24: Call for Proposals Opens
  • Tuesday, March 31: Call for Proposals Closes
  • Monday, April 13: Presenters Notified of Acceptance 
  • Monday, April 27: Presenters Notified of Schedule