Hope Wilson Receives 2017 Early Leader Award
September 15, 2017

Hope Wilson Early Leader 2017.jpgThe National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) today announced Hope E. Wilson will receive the 2017 Early Leader Award at the NAGC 64th Annual Convention in Charlotte, NC, November 9-12, 2017. Dr. Wilson, an Associate Professor at the University of North Florida and president-elect of the Florida Association for Gifted Children, was selected for her service in the field of gifted education at the local, state, and national levels.

“NAGC is committed to providing opportunities and resources to better understand and serve all gifted and talented children,” said M. René Islas, NAGC Executive Director. “The awards program shines a light on those who are making a difference in supporting gifted children as they reach to achieve their personal best.”

The Early Leader Award is presented to people who are within 10 years of receiving their doctorate and have made significant contributions through leadership and service in support of gifted children. Early leaders actively participate in NAGC and other organizations for the gifted, as well as advocate and educate others about the needs of gifted students.

“I am honored to receive this award, as I continue to work and advocate for gifted children in Florida and across the country,” said Dr. Wilson.


The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is a membership organization whose mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. 

CONTACT:  Cathleen Healy, chealy@nagc.org/202-365-4636

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