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January 2017

Gifted Education Speaker Event

January 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Grayson School, 211 Matsonford Road
Radnor, PA 19087 United States
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A key part of our mission is to be a resource to the gifted community in the greater Philadelphia region.  Our Gifted Education Speaker Events feature prominent researchers, educators, authors, and leaders in the field. Guest Speakers Include: Wendy Behrens, M.A. Ed., is the Gifted and Talented Education Specialist for the Minnesota Department of Education. She presents frequently on the nature and needs of gifted learners, instructional strategies, comprehensive service design, and policies that support highly able learners. Behrens is President…

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December 2017

Gifted Researcher Roundtable

December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Grayson School, 211 Matsonford Road
Radnor, PA 19087 United States

Join us for roundtable discussions with two of the nation's leading researchers, educators and authors in the field of gifted education. Ann Lupkowski Shoplik, Ph.D., co-editor of A Nation Empowered, and Administrator at the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at The University of Iowa. 9:00 a.m.  Do you know that there are 20 different types of academic acceleration?  The purpose of A Nation Empowered, co-edited by Dr. Shoplik, is to inform educators, parents, and policy makers of current…

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November 2020

Identifying Potential in Culturally Diverse Students

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  While giftedness spans all socioeconomic and cultural groups, many students remain unidentified and underserved in gifted programs. Join Frank C. Worrell, Ph.D., Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where he serves as Director of the School Psychology program, Faculty Director of the Academic Talent Development Program, and Faculty Director of the California College Preparatory Academy. We are very proud to have him as a member of our Grayson Research Advisory Board. Who should…

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Intersectionality, Giftedness, and Cultural Identities

November 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

Increasing parity and equity in gifted programs requires understanding and collaboration that comes when we look through the lens of others.  Join Frank C. Worrell, Ph.D., Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where he serves as Director of the School Psychology program, Faculty Director of the Academic Talent Development Program, and Faculty Director of the California College Preparatory Academy. We are very proud to have him as a member of our Grayson Research…

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