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    Illinois Association for Gifted Children

SCHOOL Social Workers

The following sessions are offered to assist counselors, school social workers and school psychologists in  their work with the gifted population.   

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Dramatic Instruction Using Drama Structures and Storytelling in Instruction

Presenter: Brad Lofgren
Time: 8:15 am - 9:15 am

High School Gifted Students Reflect on Their School Experiences

Presenter : David Dewey
Time: 8:15 am - 9:15 am

Tips for Collaborating and Aligning with Parents of Gifted Students

Presenter: Susannah Wood
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Fostering Well-being in Contemporary Gifted Children: Spotlight on Social and Emotional Learning

Presenter : Michele Kane
Time: 9:30 am - 11:45 am

Facilitating Small but Meaningful Discussion Groups with Gifted Students

Presenter: Carol Smith
Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Bossypants, Perfectionists, and Slackers, Oh My!

Presenter: Shannon Anderson
Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

The Fit: A Tailored Approach to Career Development and The Gifted

Presenter: Andrew Mahoney
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Friday, February 1, 2019

Career Development for Gifted and Talented Students: Creative Ideas for Educators

Presenter: Susannah Wood
Time: 8:15 am - 10:30 am

Creating Cultures of Calm: Nurturing Gifted Learners by Preparing the Environment

Presenter: Michele Kane
Time: 8:15 am - 9:15am

Building a Multicultural Competent Counseling Approach Focused on Social Justice for Gifted and Talented Students

Presenter: Kevin Kusy and Adrienne Coleman
Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Applying Literature, Media and Other Prompts to Support Affective Needs

Presenter: Tamra Stambaugh
Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Let’s Hear from the Kids: Social and Emotional Needs of Contemporary Gifted Children

Presenter: Michele Kane
Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Failure, Reflection, and Opportunities to Promote Self-Efficacy

Presenter: Andrew Bauer
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Considering Adolescent Latina Identity in the Secondary English Classroom

Presenter: Jenna Nelson
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Additionally, there are several sessions that may be useful to counseling professionals being presented on Saturday morning, February 2, 2019 in conjunction with Parent Saturday.  (Need not be a parent to attend!) 


Contact Us:

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

800 E. Northwest Hwy., Suite 610
Palatine, IL 60074

Ph: 847-963-1892
Fax: 847-963-1893

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The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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