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LAgniappe Conference

Welcome to the LAgniappe Professional Educators Conference Page! 

Our summer Educators Conference is a premier conference that is targeted to understanding the unique needs of high-ability, gifted, and talented individuals. High-ability learning is not just for those students who are gifted, but also to develop the talents of all students and to help them reach their potential. Explore topics facilitated by leaders in the field of Gifted Education. Some of our past internationally, and nationally renowned speakers include Joseph S. Renzulli, Robin Schader, Susan Baum, C. Matthew Fugate, Rachel 'Ms. Math" McAnallen, Carol Ann Williams, Julmarria Jackson, among others. We are excited about LAgnaippe 2024. 

All teachers, counselors, administrators, homeschool teachers, and parents are cordially invited to attend this professional development conference.

We are very excited to announce the speakers and topics for the 2024 LAgniappe Professional Educators Conference. Please join us in Lafayette, LA at the Episcopal School of Acadiana on June 12, and June 13, 2024.

C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D., MIchelle Kreamer, Ed. D., Rachel 'Ms. Math" McAnallen, Ph.D., and Susannah Richards, Ph.D., This will offer six full hours of instruction over the two days. 

Registration of One to Four Individuals
Regular Registration, postmarked after April 16th, is $375.00 per person.
The Early Bird Discount saves $25.00 off the Registration per person if postmarked by April 16, 2024 Registration is $350.00 per person.

Group Registration of Five or More
Regular Registration, postmarked after April 16th, will save $50.00 per person.
This Group Registration of the Five or More Discount combined with the Early Bird Discount offers the Greatest Savings! If payment is postmarked by April 16th, 2024 Registration is $300.00 per person. That is the equivalent of one free registration.

New Programs for Masters in Gifted Education and Doctor of Education Exceptional Learner Concentration! See below for More Information.

Master's Degree Program in Gifted Education

Learn more about a faster way to finish your Masters in Gifted Education! This Masters in Gifted Education Education program provides a variety of experiences to support graduates in gaining and understanding the unique needs of gifted and talented students.

Doctor of Education Exceptional Learner Concentration

To learn more the Doctor of Education Exceptional Learner Concentration please contact:
     Dr. Christine Briggs -
     Dr. Donna Wadsworth -

For more information regarding the Graduate School application and Educational Leadership program, please contact:
     Dr. Dianne Olivier -

Contact Us

For more information, contact Christine Briggs at 337-482-6718.

Christine Briggs, Director
Office: Picard Center 264
Phone: 337-482-6718