Yes, we want to keep our children safe, but we also need to allow our gifted children a way to move beyond their safe spaces to have a meaningful impact on the world.
Parents who are educated about their school system and gifted programs and strategies are powerful allies in the work to improve educational services for gifted students.
As you sit at home and ponder the New Year ahead, consider submitting a proposal for the NAGC 67th Annual Convention (NAGC20), which will be held in November 5-8, 2020 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Florida. 
Todd Stanley, a gifted services coordinator for the Pickerington Local Schools in Ohio, translates some of the theory surrounding gifted education and how to use it practically.
A version of this blog, by Kristy Mall, appeared in the December 2019 issue of Parenting for High Potential (PHP).