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Hall of Fame

 

New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (NJAGC) Hall of Fame Award for 2017

This NJAGC award is presented to an individual who has made a positive impact through his/her leadership in supporting the needs of gifted children and educators of gifted children.  

Guidelines:

  • Must be an individual who has made significant contributions to gifted education in NJ
  • May or may not be an educator
  • Has demonstrated sustained support of gifted programs and gifted children

Note:  Neither Nominator nor Nominee has to be a member of NJAGC to qualify.

Packet must include the following items:

  • Nomination form + essay on why this individual is being nominated.  (Please provide several substantive examples of why this person is deserving of the award.)
  • Vitae or complete background information on nominee
  • Professional organizations and memberships and specific role(s) in these organizations; any awards received
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation which should contain specific examples of how this person has made a difference, specifically for gifted students.  Letters may be received from civic leaders, colleagues, administrators, parents, students (past or present), etc. 
  • Include newspaper clippings, success stories, etc. that support this nomination.        

Completed packets must be submitted by December 16, 2016, preferably by email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  If absolutely necessary, submit completed packet by mail, postmarked by December 16, 2016 to:  Awards Chair, NJAGC, PO Box 667, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054.

 

Judging:

Only completed packets will be judged.  Judging will be completed by NJAGC Board members. 

To view the Rubric Evaluation of Hall of Fame Nominees, click here.

Judges are looking for:

 

  • Demonstrated commitment to gifted education and gifted children
  • Exemplary and/or innovative contributions of time and effort in support of gifted children in New Jersey
  • Evidence of sustained support of educators of gifted learners, classroom teachers, parents of gifted children and gifted students
  • Evidence of consistent advocacy for gifted education