Arizona Association for the Gifted and Talented
39th Annual Conference
February 7 & 8, 2013
“Gifted Matters in the 21st Century”
The Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented (AAGT) is hosting their 39th Annual State Gifted Education Conference: Gifted Matters in the 21st Century!, on February 7 & 8, 2013 at the Black Canyon Conference Center.
Keynote speakers include:
- Dr. Linda Silverman, a psychologist, researcher, teacher, parent, and author, whose latest book, Giftedness 101, is expected to be released in February
- Erik Frances, an educator for over 15 years in middle/high schools and a previous education program specialist at the ADE
- Jean Watts, author of two humor books, published by Great Potential Press, containing hilarious cartoons of gifted children in typical situations at home and at school, and
- Dr. Tamra Stanbaugh, executive director of Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt University and co-author of Comprehensive Curriculum for Gifted Learners and co-editor of Overlooked Gems: A National Perspective on Low-Income Promising Students, the Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program (both with Joyce VanTassel-Baska) and Leading Change in Gifted Education (with Bronwyn MacFarlane)
Please check out the AAGT website for more information and registration at http://www.arizonagifted.org/conference/.