Child-Centered World Symposium

24 Apr 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Date:
Friday, April 24, 2020

 
Time:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
 
Place:
Noah’s Event Venue
11885 North Bradburn Boulevard
Westminster, CO 80031
 
Peeps:
All who embrace a child-centered perspective of giftedness
 
Costs:
$180 pre-registration rate before March 15th, 2020; $225 after March 15th.
 
Description
In honor of our 40th year, Gifted Development Center is hosting an international symposium to help the world rediscover the uniqueness of the gifted child. Attendees include members of The Columbus Group, the International Network of Child-Centered Advocates, the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development Board of Directors, GRO-Gifted Research & Outreach, Qualitative Assessment Master Practitioners, The World Game trainers, schools for the gifted and child-centered supporters from all over the globe. The symposium will include presentations on:
 
  • Giftedness as asynchronous development by The Columbus Group; 

  • Child-centered gifted education by The Logan School for Creative Learning; 

  • Qualitative Assessment;

  • The World Game; 

  • Small group discussions, facilitated by leaders, on the implementation of child-centeredness in the study and education of the gifted. 

 

Opening Address: Michael Piechowski, Why Child-Centeredness is Important

 
Speakers:
  • Michael Piechowski
  • Michele Kane
  • Barb Hutton
  • Patty Gatto-Walden
  • Ellen Fiedler
  • Kathi Kearney
  • Patti McKinnell
  • Markus Hunt
  • Becky Godec
  • Anne Beneventi
  • Linda Leviton
  • Linda Silverman
  • Johnnie Rasmussen
  • Grith Tschorn
  • Marion Van de Coolwijk
 
 
Special arrangements have been made at:
 
Double Tree Westminster $117 per night plus tax without breakfast
                                          $127 per night plus tax with breakfast
 
Amenities:
Pool
Fitness Center
Shuttle Service to Noah's (4.7 miles, 11 minutes)
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar
Multi-lingual staff
Business Center
Handicap Accessibility
Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
 
Uptown Extended Stay Suites Westminster $70 per night plus tax
Brand new hotel with kitchenettes in each room
 
Amenities:
Brand New, Opened in March 2019
1.9 miles from Noah's
Kitchen in every room with full size refrigerator, two-burner stove top, microwave.
Custom-made beds ("super comfy!")
Super-fast WiFi (50-100 MB of download speed)
Chromecast included free in every room
Laundry Room
24-hour gym
24-hour vending machines
Conference room
Restaurants close by
 
We need 10 confirmed reservations at Uptown Suites to get the $70 per night rate. Please contact [email protected] if you want a reservation at Uptown Suites.
 
 
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don’t miss it!
 
 

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