2024 GIFTED SUMMIT
2024 Gifted Summit is excited to be back for the 5th time!
February 15 & 16, 2024
The only conference in the country for people working at independent schools with missions to serve gifted kids will take place at Sycamore School in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is an opportunity to interact with Gifted Education professionals, participate in stimulating presentations, and engage in conversations focused on working with gifted children in an independent school setting.
Join us for round tables, classroom observations, networking reception, and much more. Past sessions include: Cultivating Growth Mindset Through Intentional Educational Experiences, Adventures in Academic Competitions, Strength-Based, Talent-Focused Lens; 2e Students Thrive!, Where the Apple Falls: Helping Parents Understand their Intellectually Gifted Children, and Intelligence Testing of Gifted Children: Where Have We Been and Where are We Going.
Register for the 2024 Gifted Education in Independent Schools event. Early bird discount! $195 for an individual or $180 for three or more (no price increase from 2023!). After December 15, registration will be $220 for an individual or $200 for three or more.
Have a great idea or insightful teaching lessons? Submit a proposal online by December 1. If chosen, you will receive a gift card for your time and effort!
2024 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Edward Amend
Edward R. Amend, Psy.D., is a Clinical Psychologist at The Amend Group, a comprehensive center for psychological, educational, and gifted services. Dr. Amend is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Ohio. In his Lexington, Kentucky office, Dr. Amend focuses on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted and talented youth, adults, and their families. He has worked in both private practice and community mental health settings, as well as in consulting positions with clinics, hospitals, schools, and other organizations. He presents locally and nationally on topics related to the needs of gifted children.
2024 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Emily Mofield
Emily Mofield, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Education serving as Lead Faculty for the Gifted and Advanced Academics Graduate Program and teaching in the Ed.D. Program for Learning Organizations and Strategic Change. With over 20 years of experience in gifted education, Dr. Mofield has published numerous research articles, books, and book chapters related to perfectionism, psychosocial skills, collaborative teaching practices, differentiation, and curriculum development in gifted education. Dr. Mofield has co-authored an award-winning curriculum series for gifted/advanced students and is the co-recipient of the NAGC Hollingworth Award for Excellence in Research and the TAGT Legacy Award for Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence (with Megan Parker Peters). Her co-authored book (with Vicki Phelps) Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education was recognized as NAGC 2021 Book of the Year (Practitioner Category).
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