Spring Colloquium on Gifted Children

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Spring Colloquium on Gifted Education
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Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 08:30 to 14:30

Presented by the Tri-County GATE Council & The Knox School of Santa Barbara

Parents and Educators of Gifted Children are Invited! Join us for a day of guest speakers and discussions on supporting this unique population, and meet with others supporting the gifted community.

This year's Colloquium will offer many exciting presentations for parents and educators alike! Topics focus on relevant and implementable approaches and strategies that benefit gifted learners and honor their various needs, while embracing the concept that ALL sides of gifted children should be supported for them to reach their potential.

In addition to two general sessions, attendees will enjoy an Opening Keynote talk by Linda Silverman, a Closing Keynote talk by Jim Delisle, plus a Panel Q&A discussion featuring both speakers.


Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical and counseling psychologist who has been studying the psychology and education of the gifted since 1961 and has written over 300 articles, chapters and books, including Counseling the Gifted and Talented and Giftedness 101. She currently directs the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development, and its subsidiaries, the Gifted Development Center and Visual-Spatial Resource in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. James (Jim) Delisle, Distinguished Professor of Education, Kent State University (retired) has taught gifted children and those who work on their behalf for more than 39 years. The author of more than 250 articles and 19 books, including Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity, and Understanding your gifted child from the inside-out: A guide to the social and emotional lives of gifted kids.

- Morning coffee and lunch
- World-renowned speakers
- Collaboration with experts on giftedness
- Inspiration and compelling conversation

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT https://springcolloquium2019.eventbrite.com
- $50 Regular Admission (thru-April 28) - Includes lunch
- $55 The Week Of & At The Door (April 29-May 4) - NO LUNCH INCLUDED

*Educators in attendance will receive a "Certificate of Attendance" for 5.5 hours.

Questions about the event or registration?
Please contact Angela Tanner at (805) 222-0107 or A.Tanner@KnoxSchoolSB.org.

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