June 3, 2021

Three Ways to Attend:

Onsite | In Person

Barry Goldwater High School

Receive 7 Hours of Professional Development | Gifted Education Endorsement Hours | Recertification Hours

Attend with educators in person at Barry Goldwater High School in Phoenix

Collaborate and participate in group discussions and workshops following each of Dr. Reis’ presentations

Access to event portal through August 31

Pricing does not include lunch for onsite attendees

Synchronous | Virtual

Attend from home or at remote pod

Receive 7 Hours of Professional Development | Gifted Education Endorsement Hours | Recertification Hours

Gather with a group to watch together or watch from the comfort of your own home

Collaborate and participate in group discussions and workshops following each of Dr. Reis’ presentations with your pod or via Zoom breakout rooms

Access to event portal through August 31

Asynchronous | Self-Paced

Watch at your convenience

Receive 4 Hours of Professional Development | Gifted Education Endorsement Hours | Recertification Hours

Watch recorded sessions from Dr. Sally Reis in our event portal through August 31

Member Rate

$40

Non-Member Rate

$55

BOGO Scholarship Opportunity:

Dr. Reis is sponsoring free scholarships to the first 20 enrollees who enroll 2 for 1. Only one Buy One Get One Free is offered per school district. Please email director@azgifted.com to register your first two attendees under this opportunity.

Meeting the Unique Needs of Diverse Gifted Students with Powerful Strategies

A day of learning with Dr. Sally Reis of the University of Connecticut. She is co-author of The Schoolwide Enrichment Model, The Secondary Triad Model, Dilemmas in Talent Development in the Middle Years, and a book published in 1998 about women’s talent development entitled “Work Left Undone: Choices and Compromises of Talented Females”. Dr. Reis will be virtually presenting powerful strategies and facilitating group discussions throughout the day for classroom application.

Summer Seminar Schedule

AAGT welcome and updates!

This session will provide an overview of exciting and positive new research about students who are both academically talented and have disabilities, focusing on recent research on students with ASD.  The focus of this work is how we can use strengths and interests to help develop talents in a broad range of students who are 2e, that is twice exceptional. Specific recent research results will be shared about how we can support the academic strengths and interests of this group of students and help them realize their potential.

In person attendees will break into small work group discussion – 30 minutes.

Virtual attendees will break to discuss in their remote pods, or join a zoom breakout room.

Facilitators will be provided starter questions to get the discussion flowing.

A 15 minute break will follow.

This session will focus on the loss of talents of girls and women across the country and the globe, and the implications of that phenomenon on diminished creativity, leadership, innovation, and creative productivity. The keynote will conclude with a positive call to action on how educators and researchers can make a difference in helping girls and women to develop their talents.

In person attendees will break into small work group discussion – 30 minutes.

Virtual attendees will break to discuss in their remote pods, or join a zoom breakout room.

Facilitators will be provided starter questions to get the discussion flowing.

A one-hour lunch will follow.

This session will provide an overview of The Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM), introducing strategies for implementing the model in a variety of schools. The model, based on more than four decades of research and development, is a comprehensive system for infusing “high-end learning” and talent development strategies. It is one of the most frequently implemented models for talent development in the world. This session will introduce services offered in the SEM, including the Total Talent Portfolios, Curriculum Modification Techniques, and Enrichment Teaching and Learning, as well as new directions that have been implemented in the SEM in the last decade.

In person attendees will break into small work group discussion – 30 minutes.

Virtual attendees will break to discuss in their remote pods, or join a zoom breakout room.

Facilitators will be provided starter questions to get the discussion flowing.

A 15 minute break will follow.

Little research has been conducted on talented readers. This session will summarize research on this population and provide current research about what currently happens to these students in American classrooms. Attention will be focused on the special needs of this group as well as the specific differentiated strategies necessary to help them continue to progress in reading. The results of new research on talented readers will be presented in this keynote, as will suggestions for helping advanced readers make continuous progress in reading.

In person attendees will break into small work group discussion – 30 minutes.

Virtual attendees will break to discuss in their remote pods, or join a zoom breakout room.

Facilitators will be provided starter questions to get the discussion flowing.

This will conclude our seminar!

Registration

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