Tuesday, May 6, 2014

AIG EXPO Tuesday, May 6 for parents of Gifted Students and Advanced Learners

DPS is hosting a fabulous Advanced Adcademics (AIG/Gifted) EXPO tonight, May 6 from 5:30-7:00PM at the DPS Staff Development Center at 2107 Hillandale Rd.  

There is a speaker and a workshop on social and emotional needs of gifted students that sound particularly good plus a lot of great information about enrichment resources and what actually happens in the classroom with gifted learners.  

Have you ever wondered about the enrichment programs offered at various schools?

Would you like to find out more about how educators are meeting the needs of advanced learners in DPS?

Did you realize there are social and emotional needs that are associated with gifted children?

Would you like to learn more about how to deal with possible issues related to the social and emotional needs?

If  you answered YES to any of these questions, go check out the EXPO tonight.

About the Guest Speakers
Dr. Tisha Duncan is an assistant professor of education at Meredith College. She is the program coordinator for AIG and served on the board of North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented. She will be presenting on the social and emotional needs of 
gifted children

Michelle Himmelman is an education consultant with Education Resource Group. She has a Master’s degree in gifted education and is the vice president of Guilford County PAGE. 
She will be presenting a parent to parent session on strategies for dealing with 
the social and emotional issues associated with giftedness.

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