National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Annual Convention

7 Nov 2017 - 5:00pm to 12 Nov 2017 - 11:30am
 
 

 

Friday, November 10th

 

7:30 – 9:00 AM Special Schools and Programs
Linda Silverman is facilitating a discussion with leaders in the National Consortium of Schools for the Gifted and the NAGC Special Schools and Programs Network

 
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM "The Next IDEA and Gifted Children with Disabilities"
Room: 207 D
Kathi Kearney– Gifted Education Specialist, Maine School Administrative District 51
Barbara Gilman– Associate Director, Gifted Development Center
Sylvia Rimm– Sylvia Rimm Ph.D., Director, Family Achievement Clinic (Cleveland, OH)
Megan Foley Nicpon– Associate Professor / Associate Director for Research and Clinic, University of Iowa
Mike Postma– Educational Consultant, Agility Education Solutions. Bill Knudsen (NAGC's Affiliate for Government & Action) will join us.
 
12:00 – 1:00 PM "Assessment of Gifted Children with the WISC-V: Expanded Index Scores"
Poster Session, Exhibit Hall
Dr. Susan Raiford from Pearson Assessments, co-author of the WISC-V, and Dr. Linda Silverman, Director of GDC/ISAD
 
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM "The Lost Art of Diagnosing Twice-Exceptionality"
Room: 217 C
Barbara Gilman– Associate Director, Gifted Development Center
Kathi Kearney– Gifted Education Specialist, Maine School Administrative District 51
 
 
Saturday, November 11th
 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM "The Value of Individual Assessment for Gifted and Twice-Exceptional (2e) Children"
Room: 201 A
Barbara Gilman– Associate Director, Gifted Development Center
Kathi Kearney– Gifted Education Specialist, Maine School Administrative District 51
 
9:30 – 10:15 Family Day 
Exhibit Hall
Dr. Linda Silverman will discuss "Assessment of Giftedness” at a roundtable with parents.
 
2:30 Rosemary Cathcart’s award, Room 206A  Rosemary is coming from New Zealand for this award.
 
2:30 – 3:30  "Asynchronous Development: A Concept Born from Experience and Nurtured by Research"
Conceptual Foundations Network
Members of The Columbus Group: Barb Hutton, Patty Gatto-Walden, Stephanie Tolan, Kathi Kearney, Linda Silverman
 
3:45 – 4:45 "Introducing The Gifted Index: A New WISC-V Composite Score"
Conceptual Foundations Network
Dr. Linda Silverman, Director of GDC/ISAD, Dr. Susan Raiford, co-author of the WISC-V, Dr. Frank Falk, Director of Research, GDC/Institute for the Study of Advanced Development (ISAD)
 
3:45 - 4:45 "Honoring Dabrowski's Mission: Piechowski's Contribution to the Theory of Positive Disintegration"
Room: 202A
Christiane Wells, MSW, Independent Researcher
 
 
Sunday, November 12th

10:30 – 11:30 Closing General Session: Shaping the Future; Changing Minds, Policies and Practices
Convention Center Ballroom
PANELISTS:
Joe Renzulli
Sandy Kaplan
Linda Silverman
Frank Worrell
Sandy Krisel, Moderator
 
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