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49th Annual NCAGT Conference

NCAGT will be in Greensboro, NC on March 14 & 15, 2024 and we want to see you there! Keep an eye on this page for updates about registration, lodging sites, keynotes, and more!

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Meet Our 2024
Keynote Speakers


Dr. Kristina H. Collins

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Kristina Henry Collins, Ph.D., is the core faculty for Talent Development at Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. She is also a Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) Institute Faculty Research Fellow whereby she serves as the NASA STEM EPDC (Educator Professional Development
Collaboration) Research and Strategic Projects Specialist.

Dr. Collins has more than 25 years of teaching and leadership experience in various PK-20 educational settings. Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in educational psychology at The University of Georgia where she also earned an Ed.S. degree, specializing in gifted and creative education (GCE); a M.S.Ed. degree in mathematics from Jacksonville State University and a B.S. degree in Engineering from The University of Alabama.


Currently serving as an At-Large board member of the National Association for Gifted Children
(NAGC), Dr. Collins is also the president-elect of the Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted, Inc. (SENG) board., Dr. Collins’ research foci include social, emotional, and cultural (SEC) contexts of gifted and talent development; STEM identity development in underrepresented students; and mentoring across the lifespan. Dr. Collins is the proud recipient of the 2011 Mary Frasier Equity and Excellence Award presented to her by Georgia Association of Gifted Children (GAGC) for her work in advancing educational opportunities for under-represented students in gifted education.


We are moving to Greensboro for the 2024 NCAGT Conference! You can reserve your room at the Sheraton Greensboro and start getting excited to meet us there!

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Dr. Tracy Ford Inman

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Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D., has devoted her career to meeting the needs of young people, especially those who are gifted and talented.  She has taught on both the high school and collegiate levels as well as in summer programs for gifted and talented youth. After a two-decade career as Associate Director of The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University, Tracy is now a consultant in gifted education. She has presented on the state, national, and international levels; trained thousands of teachers in differentiation and gifted education; published multiple articles and books, including four TAGT Legacy Award winners; and worked with thousands of parents. 


Dr. Inman has served in multiple parenting roles for NAGC including parent representative on the NAGC Board. Tracy also currently serves on the board of The Association for the Gifted, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); is past-president of her state's gifted association, Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE); and chair of her state’s gifted foundation board. She is the mother of two gifted young men, including one who is twice exceptional. 


Tracy's experience is such that she is truly a teacher's teacher - grounded in the reality of the classroom, Tracy offers award-winning strategies for implementation in the classroom to address the learning needs of the gifted. She also has excellent advice to offer to parents and will provide a session specifically for them. We are looking forward with excitement to her participation in the conference, and are confident you'll thoroughly enjoy meeting and learning from Dr. Inman.

Registration for the 2024 Annual Conference opens on October 1! Register before November 30th to get the best rate. 

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