Welcome to the home of the Lee County Schools AIG Program!
Please feel free to contact us:
Gail Smith, AIG Coordinator
Karen Foushee, District AIG Lead Teacher
NC Governor's School
The Governor’s School of North Carolina is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation. The competition is intense and rigorous with the brightest, most outstanding AIG students in the state of North Carolina applying for a limited number of positions. Interested students need to seek additional information regarding dates and the application process from their school's guidance counselor. The following link will be helpful as students who are currently juniors prepare to apply to the NC Governor's School for 2017: http://www.ncgovschool.org
The AIG Advisory Council meets regularly in the Assembly Room at Central Office. Individuals interested in serving on the AIG Advisory Council should email the AIG Coordinator, Gail Smith, for more information.
Teachers are invited/encouraged to contact the Director of Special Programs/Projects for information regarding opportunities to participate in professional development courses which will satisfy local requirements for serving gifted students in the classroom. Teachers interested in obtaining an AIG license by completing four required graduate courses are also encouraged to contact the Director of Special Programs/Projects for information regarding various programs with colleges/universities.
106 Gordon Street P.O. Box 1010 Sanford, NC 27330919.774.6226 Fax: 919.776.0443
In compliance with federal law, Lee County Schools administers all state and federally operated educational programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability or gender except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to John Conway, Assistant Superintendent, at the Lee County Board of Education, 106 Gordon Street, Sanford, NC 27330 – 919.774.6226.