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NJAGC Conference 2023
The Dream Team: Families + Educators, Strengthening Gifted Education Conference 2023 will focus on strengthening the relationship between the educators and caregivers of gifted students. The 2023 conference will be both in-person and…
The Dream Team: Families + Educators, Strengthening Gifted Education
Conference 2023 will focus on strengthening the relationship between the educators and caregivers of gifted students. The 2023 conference will be both in-person and available for digital replay. All in-person attendees will also receive access to the recorded presentations without an additional fee.
All areas of curricula will be included as well as assessment, identification, social and emotional issues, and the differentiation of curricula for this population of students. Speakers will also address successful strategies for including and retaining minority students in gifted programs, and the New Jersey law: the Strengthening Gifted and Talented Education Act.
The courses will be facilitated by Dr. Rebecca McLelland-Crawley, a National Board-Certified Teacher who teaches at Community Middle School in Plainsboro. In her keynote, Dr. McLelland-Crawley will share ways we can work together to celebrate school systems, structures, and practices that support the diverse needs of gifted learners. In her breakout session, “Strengthening Gifted Education: The Student Perspective,” she will discuss strategies for coaching colleagues, connecting with parents and building lasting community relationships.
Session topics will include:
- Giftedness: Characteristics and Needs
- District Responsibilities and Accountability
- Equity and Representation
- Instructional Strategies
- Parents/Caregivers: Supporting Your Gifted Child
- Program and Service Options
Location: Conference Center at Mercer County Community College
Date: March 17 – 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
- In-Person Registration + Membership: $214
- In-Person Non-Member Registration: $224
- Conference Recording Access + Membership: $214
- Conference Recording Access for Non-Members: $224