NAG News

Nebraska Association for the Gifted --- Fall 2017

We are changing the way we look at NAG - hoping to make the info you need to know at your fingertips! Click on the links to take you to more information and as always if you have any questions let us know!

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NAG Spring Conference

NAG Spring Conference Call for Presenters! We need your expertise - we rely on quality local and regional presenters to make our conference one of the best! Each year we showcase the most gifted educators in our state - this year it should be you! Apply today!

Want more information about our national presenters for Conference 2018, we thought you might! We are very excited to bring Andi McNair and Tony Vincent to Omaha - they will leave you with practical strategies and tools to use back in your classroom the Mondayfollowing conference!

Ready to jump on board and register already - we thought so! We want to see you in downtown Omaha, February 22-23!

In Other Gifted and Talented News...

A message from our Board President Ann Jamison because you are all SUPERHEROES!

We have a new Nebraska Department of Education High Ability Learning Director! Becky Kielig has hit the ground running, head to her new site to find out more!

The National Association for the Gifted is a valuable resource for all of us, if you have not been there lately, check them out again! If you are a parent of a gifted kiddo this site will help you navigate all that you need to know!

SENG - Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted will also help parents and teachers delve into the deep emotional needs of highly gifted kiddos!

For Teachers...

Some of our teacher scholarship recipients have been busy this year, looks fun Lana Juracek! If you are a classroom teacher who would like some money to do amazing things you should check out our scholarships page!

Teachers - if you Go the Extra Mile - you should be awarded for your efforts! If you know someone who Goes the Extra Mile - please nominate them for this honor!

Looking for a workshop with Judy Galbraith in the Omaha Metro Area, she focuses on social emotional needs of the gifted, find out more info and how to register!

Teachers - NETA has a great opportunity for you as well! Mini-grants for virtual field trips!

Are you interested in what the Belin-Blank Center has been up to at the University of Iowa in gifted - check out their site for loads of information!

For Students...

Students, it is never to early to think about college scholarships! If you want more information check us out!

Need some challenges for your students? Check out these contests for kids!

3M Young Scientist Challenge

Future City Competition

Destination Imagination

Visual and Performing Arts Competitions along with journalism, creative writing, essay contests and more - an entire database of individual and group competitions!

History related academic competitions!

Math and Computer Science competitions!

Quiz Bowls and Multi-disciplinary contests!

Science Competitions!

Catching up...

​Want a follow up from last year's conference - Aaron Maurer - check him out here!​

Or Ginger Lewman - see what she has been up to here!

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