NAGC Administrator Toolbox

District and school leaders plan for educational opportunities, and corresponding teacher education, that respond to the learning needs of all their students.  However, not all schools and districts offer services for high-ability students, or have leaders and teachers with backgrounds in gifted and talented education.

Because of the increasing number of requests for information from administrators about high-ability and high-potential learners, the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) convened a task force of administrators to develop concise videos, fact sheets, and supporting documents  -- tools that district leaders can use as briefing materials and as the starting point to advocate for and implement services for gifted students.

The materials in the toolbox address:

We invite you to explore and view the 5 to 7-minute videos as well as download and share the factsheets and other materials with principals, teachers, superintendents, and other leaders in the district.  Click attachment below for the NAGC Administrator Toolbox Quick Guide, all the factsheets in a single .pdf document.


NAGC  Administrator Toolbox

Rationale for Gifted Education
5 minute video
Click Attachments below for:
Rationale Factsheet.pdf
Additional Free Resources.pdf

Basics of Gifted Education
7 minute video
Click Attachments below for:
Differentiated Learning.pdf
Learners with Advanced Potential.pdf
Identification Process.pdf
Educating the Gifted.pdf
Shared Responsibility for Differentiation for Gifted Learners.pdf
Gifted Education Program Checklist.pdf
Critical Content of Gifted Education Factsheet.pdf

Accountability for All Student Learning
6 minute video
Click Attachments below for:
Differentiation Observation Form Scoring Sheet.pdf
Differentiation Observation Form.pdf
Accountability for All Student Learning Factsheet.pdf

Connecting Gifted Ed to Other School Practices
6 minute video
Click Attachments below for:
Gifted Ed and Response to Intervention Factsheet.pdf
Gifted Ed, Common Core, & 21st Century Skills Factsheet.pdf

NAGC Resources for Administrators

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