National advocacy efforts focus primarily on raising awareness of the needs of gifted students in law and to stakeholders. The New Jersey Association for Gifted Children sends officers and board members to Trenton, to Washington DC, and to national conferences in order to assure that our members are informed about initiatives that will impact gifted education.
Currently, the impact of the federal new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 has wording specific to meeting the needs of gifted students. Stay current on these national initiatives by frequently checking the National Association for Gifted Children’s Legislative Update page and pages specific to ESSA.
United States Senators
Senator Robert Menendez http://www.menendez.senate.gov/
Senator Cory Booker- http://www.booker.senate.gov/?p=contact
Find your Representative: United States House ofRepresentative