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(Two day conference - $125 BEFORE JUNE 5)

THIS YEAR'S AGENDA:
GIFTED EDUCATION SUMMIT 2018
Thursday, August 2
8:00-8:45 am- Registration & Coffee 
9:00-10:30 am- Welcome & Keynote- Opening Session 
10:45-11:45 am- Session 1
11:45-1:00 pm- Lunch on campus 
1:15-2:15- Session 2
2:30- 3:00- Networking and snacks 
3:15- 4:15- Session 3
6:00-8:00- Reception off-campus
 
Friday, August 3
8:15- 9:00 am- Optional divisional school tour and coffee
9:00-10:00 am- Session 4
10:15-11:45 am- Keynote
11:45-12:40 pm- Lunch on campus
12:45- 1:45 pm- Session 5
2:00-3:00- Session 6


Want to be a presenter?
We want you to share great ideas from your school! Submit a proposal for the conference.
SUBMIT HERE


HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 SESSIONS: 
  • Encouraging a Love of History with Hands-on Learning
  • Spice Up Narrative and Descriptive Writing
  • Establishing Core Values to Guide Educating Gifted Learners in an Independent School
  • Strategies for Twice Exceptional Children who are Gifted and ADHD
  • Differentiation and Assessment in the Middle School Math Classroom

Hotel Accommodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, a brand new hotel about 20 minutes from Sycamore.  The hotel is close to food and drink, including the Thursday night opening reception at Bar Louie.

NORTH: 
Fairfield Inn and Suites
1335 West Main Street, Carmel, IN 46032 
317-574-2500 
$149
free Wi-Fi
website
Here is the reservation link your guests can use to make Fairfield online reservations:
Please make your reservations by June 2 to receive your group rate. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability.
Book your group rate for Sycamore School Event
 
NORTHWEST:
Drury Inn
9320 N. Michigan Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46268
317-876-9777
$189
free Wi-Fi
website
Here is the reservation link your guests can use to make Drury online reservations:
Please make your reservations by June 2 to receive your group rate. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability.
Book your group rate for Sycamore School Event
 

Featured Speakers:

CATHERINE PANGAN
Catherine Pangan is an Associate Professor and Elementary Program Coordinator at Butler University.  She earned her B.S in Elementary Education from Indiana State University and her M.S. in Educational Administration from Butler University. She went on to complete her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teacher from Teachers College, Columbia University. Additionally, Catherine obtained her Gifted and Talented Endorsement from Ball State University.
Conference Location
Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN
Telephone Number: 317-202-2500
 
From the Airport
Indianapolis International Airport is easily accessible to downtown and Sycamore School. Fly into Indy and use GO Express and be downtown in less than 30 minutes for just $10!

Directions to Sycamore School
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For more information, email us!
giftedconference@sycamoreschool.org


Fun things to do in Indianapolis
Visit Indy Guide

Where to Stay
We have reserved a block of rooms in Carmel (Fairfield Inn) 

Where to Eat

More links (pdf)