Parent Institute

October 17, 2020

Joy is one of the most powerful motivators for everyone – join us to learn practical ways to use your child’s talents and create win-win situations.


Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented (AAGT) is a nonprofit organization of educators, parents and community members working together to better meet the unique needs of our gifted and talented students in Arizona.

We have four opportunities for supporters to get involved!

  • AAGT Membership

  • Join Our Gifted Community
  • Teachers, parents, grandparents and any individual that wants to support each other and the gifted students in their lives
  • Affiliate Groups

  • Local Gifted Organizations
  • AAGT is proud to assist local groups in forming, operating effectively, and contributing to this important network.
  • Nonprofit Organizations

  • Reaching Shared Goals Together
  • If you are a nonprofit that also provides services to the gifted community, we would love to partner with you.
  • Business Sponsorships

  • Creating a Gifted Resource Directory
  • If you are a business who provides products or services for the Gifted Community, consider joining as a sponsor to be listed in our exclusive directory!
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AAGT Educational Events

The goal of the Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented is to advocate, educate, and communicate on behalf of gifted learners in the state of Arizona.



Join educators from all over Arizona for two full days of professional development, learning, networking, and gifted education synergy!

Gifted 101

Summer Tour

AAGT  brings national gifted education experts to you for this summer Gifted Education seminar.

Parent Institute

Fall Seminar

Parents and Caregivers from across Arizona come together VIRTUALLY to learn how to to strengthen our children’s social & emotional well-being and academic abilities.

AAGT Informs


A ten week series that will be focusing on strategies to accommodate the unique learning differences of gifted students and address their social and emotional issues during uncertain times.


AAGT is a proud state affiliate of NAGC!

Join or renew your NAGC Membership by clicking button below.  Type in our referral code “20AAGT” in the “Referred by” field.

If an individual does not have an account, they will have the option to create a new account online using the link.  If the person joining or renewing does not remember their login email or password, please contact NAGC at (202) 785-4268.

Renzulli Learning and the Arizona Association for the Gifted and Talented (AAGT) have established a partnership to share their resources with homes and classrooms for gifted, talented, twice-exceptional, and all students.

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From our Blog

AAGT is a resource for the information and guidance necessary for parents, teachers, administrators, counselors, community stakeholders and legislators to develop and support gifted education in our state. All of us share in the challenge to meet the needs of Arizona’s gifted children with limited funds for their education and development.
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  • Hot Spot


CONTACT: Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented Heather Long • Executive Director (602) 882-1848 RELEASE DATE: Thursday, September 30, 2020 AAGT RELEASES THEIR 2020 CANDIDATES SURVEY ON GIFTED EDUCATION IN ARIZONA   PHOENIX, ARIZONA –  With heightened awareness around […]

2020 Arizona Candidate Survey Results

Election season is upon us and in doing your research for candidates in your area, do you know who supports your child’s education? We will update this post with results as we receive them. Unsure of your legislative district, click […]

THE H.O.T. SPOT ISSUE 13 – Castles: Old & New

THE H.O.T. (HIGHER ORDER THINKING) SPOT A WEEKLY PUBLICATION FOR CURIOUS KIDS By Jason S. McIntosh, Ph.D. CAUTION: Participation may lead to a lack of boredom and a tired brain! Available to download and print for your Gifted Students! Each […]

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