Mission Statement

Utah Association for Gifted Children advocates for the diverse population of gifted children in the State of Utah. We advance the understanding of the academic and social/emotional needs of gifted children among community leaders, policy makers, educators and parents. We promote the development of quality services to provide educational opportunities for gifted students. We increase the capacity of educators and parents to be agents of change in their schools and communities and in the lives of gifted children.

Membership benefits include an online newsletter published regularly reporting recent events and developments in the field of gifted education, an annual conference registration discount, a voice at the state capitol through a legislative liaison and updates on legislation affecting gifted education, an opportunity to join a UAGC affiliate in your local area, information about UAGC scholarships and awards, and an opportunity to participate on a UAGC Board Committee.

Help Support UAGC!  Online shoppers now have an opportunity to support the Utah Association for Gifted Children when shopping on Amazon. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate .5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to UAGC. When purchases are made with UAGC in mind, money will be generated to support our organization's mission - to advocate and serve the diverse population of gifted children in the State of Utah. To get started, head to Smile.Amazon.com and start shopping with UAGC as your charitable organization of choice. The shopping experience is the same and you can use a new or existing Amazon account. You only have to remember to use the Smile.Amazon.com site when shopping. Please keep UAGC in mind as you shop on Amazon - and please spread the word!

 UAGC 2020 Family Events are sure to be valuable experiences for parents and students alike.  They offer opportunities for families to meet, students to engage in higher level learning activities, and parents to share ideas.  Please mark you calendar for the next event, Understanding Your Gifted Child From The Inside Outwhich will be held June 9th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Granite School District offices (2500 S State Street, South Salt Lake City).  Students are invited to participate in activities while parents attend the session.

 The UAGC 2020 Summer Conference is right around the corner!  Click HERE to register.  This year's conference will feature Dr. Jim Delisle, a distinguished expert in gifted education.  Dr. Delisle has taught gifted children and those who work in their behalf for more than 40 years,  publishing 23 books that have been translated into multiple languages.  This years' conference will be held at the Granite School District Education Building in South Salt Lake.