Monday, October 14, 2013

Workshop on Advocating for Your Gifted Child Wednesday, October 16th

This Wednesday's Advocating for your Gifted Child workshop with Durham PAGE is a great opportunity to get together with other parents and talk about advocating and supporting your child in school.  Any parent can attend.  Your child does not have to be formally labeled as gifted or in a particular program to attend. Come and find out more about the unique challenges in advocating for gifted and advanced students and learn some strategies for your advocacy toolkit.
Parent & Educator Information Session
Advocating for Your Gifted Child
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Durham Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC

Advocating for Your Gifted Child
This workshop equips parents with practical ideas and suggestions about how to effectively advocate for your gifted child.
·      Learn about local and state policies and resources to support advanced students. 
·      Ask better questions and find ways to address common parent-school communication challenges. 
·      Build stronger collaborative partnerships with your school and teachers to support your advanced learner and help your child meet their potential.   
About the Speaker
Donna Rewalt is the Community Outreach Coordinator at the Durham Cooperative Extension Agency.  Donna is also the Program Coordinator for the Strengthening Families Coalition.  The Coalition offers Parent & Family Advocacy and Support Training (PFAST), Latino PFAST (LPFAST), and Parents as Leaders (PAL) Academy.

Registration:
Register online at www.durhampage.org
Seating is limited.  Durham PAGE members have priority through October 7 then registration will open to the general public. 

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