Events Calendar

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39TH ANNUAL COLORADO ASSOCIATION FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED FALL CONFERENCE

10 Oct 2016 - 7:00am to 11 Oct 2016 - 4:30pm

The 39th Annual CAGT Conference, held at The Embassy Suites Loveland, will feature Keynote Speakers: Ian Byrd, Patty Gatto-Walden, Ph.D., Brian Housand, Ph.D., Student, Ella Hushka and George Betts, Ph.D.

Colorado Dabrowski Study Group for parents of gifted youth

14 Sep 2016 - 5:30pm

Join Catherine Zakoian, MA, LPC, counselor and consultant to gifted children, families and organizations to learn and work towards a deeper understanding of Kazimierz Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration.

Four Wednesday evening meetings Autumn 2016

How You Can Help Your Creative Child Succeed in School

31 Mar 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Are you ready for less pain and frustration and more success? In this workshop, we will peek into the brains of visual-spatial learners to explore their ingenuity, creativity and the impediments these traits present at school.

Linda Kreger Silverman and Jesse Berg give a free presentation in Thornton, CO on parenting these unique learners on March 31st from 6:30-8:30pm. The event is free!

Teaching Visual-Spatial Learners

31 Mar 2016 -
8:00am to 11:30am

What is a visual-spatial learner? Why is it important to know? How can we teach these children most effectively?

Linda Kreger Silverman and Jesse Berg give a free presentation in Thornton, CO on teaching these unique learners on March 31st from 8:00-11:30am. The event is free and space is limited.

Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths - January 2016

16 Jan 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Catherine Zakoian and Lumineux Institute present:
Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths: A Lab for Parents and Educators

Saturday January 16, 2016
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Lab fee $185.00.
Contact Gifted Development Center, 303-837-8378 to register.

NAGC 62nd Annual Convention and Exhibition

12 Nov 2015 - 3:00pm to 15 Nov 2015 - 12:00pm
November 12-15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona

The strength of our field is found in the diversity of our thoughts, ideas, and the people that come together to create our unique community. In Phoenix, home of the Valley of the Sun, we will celebrate the difference that our diversity makes on the lives of children and adults by casting a wide net and celebrating Everything Gifted Under the Sun!  

38th Annual CAGT Conference

19 Oct 2015 - 7:00am to 20 Oct 2015 - 7:00pm

CAGT is proud to be reaching out to bring Gifted: The Whole Picture to our Colorado Community. This theme provides opportunities to explore the differences and uniqueness of each gifted child.  Make sure to save the date as you will not want to miss this innovative celebration!

SENG ( Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Annual Conference 2015

24 Jul 2015 - 12:00pm to 26 Jul 2015 - 7:15pm

CE and 2E workshops presented by Linda Silverman, Linda Leviton, Dan Peters, Barbara Gilman, Kathi Kearney and Mike Postma
www.SENGifted.org

Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths - July 2015

22 Jul 2015 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Catherine Zakoian and Lumineux Institute present:
Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths: A Lab for Parents and Educators

Wednesday July 22, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Boulder, Colorado

Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths - May 2015

26 May 2015 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Catherine Zakoian and Lumineux Institute present:
Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths: A Lab for Parents and Educators
 
Tuesday May 26, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Boulder, Colorado 
 

For parents and educators who support gifted empathic children.

International Symposium in New Zealand: Off the Charts! Asychrony and the Gifted Child

13 Apr 2015 - 8:00am to 14 Apr 2015 - 5:00pm

In 1991, a group of leading figures in the gifted field came together in Columbus, Ohio, and from that meeting, a new way of defining giftedness was born:

Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths - March 2015

7 Mar 2015 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Gifted Development Center and Lumineux Institute present:
Creating Sanctuary for Gifted Empaths: A Lab for Parents and Educators
 
Saturday March 7, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Gifted Development Center
8120 Sheridan Boulevard, Suite C-111, Westminster, Colorado 80003
 
  • For parents and educators who support gifted empathic children.
  • Fortify your knowledge of the gifted empathic nature.

Sanctuary for the Gifted Empath Child

16 Jan 2015 -
9:15am to 11:15am

Join Boulder-based, gifted counselor and consultant, Catherine Zakoian in a two-hour salon discussion aimed at supporting parents of highly empathic gifted children. Leave with ideas to help your child further calibrate inner emotional balance. Fortify your understanding of gifted empathy. Learn strategies to help your child be engaged with this world while offsetting detrimental impact.

If our child is so smart, why aren’t our lives easier?

15 Jan 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

In this session, we will be discussing such issues as coping with the characteristics of giftedness; siblings and birth order; understanding introversion; gender issues; and keys to successful parenting. You will receive an owner’s manual, “Guidelines for Parents of the Gifted,” which contains suggestions for harmonious family life.

Athena Academy - Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner

14 Jan 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Do you think in words? Images? Feelings? Knowings?

Traditionally, school was designed for auditory-sequential, left-hemispheric students who are advanced in reading, writing, spelling, calculation and memorization, and perform well under timed conditions. Most dyslexic children are intuitive image thinkers.

Parent Talk: Twice Exceptional Students in Two Hours

4 Dec 2014 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Linda Silverman & Bobbie Gilman Parent Talk: Twice Exceptional Students in Two Hours

Nevin Platt Middle School
6096 W Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303

Book Signing will take place from 5:30 to 6:00 pm.

Lions Learning Centre

29 Sep 2014 - 9:00am
9625 Prairie Rd.,
Grande Prairie, Alberta
 
9:00am – 12:00pm: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of the Gifted
$75 fee
 
1:00pm – 4:00pm: Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner (for teachers)
$75 fee

Northwest Regional Learning Consortium

28 Sep 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
If Our Child is So Smart, Why Aren’t Our Lives Easier? (free) (parents)
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Crystal Park School

9351-115 Ave.
Grande Prairie, Alberta

 

Eminence, Brilliance or a Way of Being? What Do Gifted Children Need?

10 Sep 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mackintosh Academy Boulder 
Linda Silverman and J. J. Morrow, the new Head of School 
 
Book signing for Giftedness 101 by Linda Silverman from 6:00 to 6:30 with wine and cheese reception
 

GDC Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment (QQA)

28 Jul 2014 - 8:00am to 3 Aug 2014 - 5:00pm

Granada Hills, CA

 

Call us to be waitlisted for an appointment:

1-888-GIFTED1 (Continental US only)
303-837-8378
 

The 11th International Dabrowski Congress 2014

24 Jul 2014 - 12:30pm to 26 Jul 2014 - 3:45pm

“Creativity: Transforming Perceptions of Reality”

Canmore Resort, Alberta, Canada

 

Linda Silverman, Ph.D., keynote, “Empathy: The Heart of Dabrowski’s Theory” Friday, July 25th, 9:00 – 10:00

Catherine Zakoian, MA, LPC, GDC Counselor, “Tripping Out Behind the Ashram" Friday, July 25th, 10:45 – 11:45 AM

Nancy Miller, Ph.D. “Advanced Development Journal and TPD: Theoretical Papers, Research and Case Studies” Saturday, July 26th, 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) 32nd Annual Conference

SENG
18 Jul 2014 - 8:00am to 20 Jul 2014 - 12:45pm

Doubletree Hotel

San Jose, CA

Please visit the Gifted Development Center table in the vendor area to meet our California affiliates: Linda Leviton, MA, MFT, Director of GDC’s West Coast office and Anne Beneventi, Director, Annemarie Roeper Method of Qualitative Assessment. Linda and Anne can tell you about our new service—GDC Qualitative & Quantitative Assessment (QQA), being offered next in Southern California July 28th through August 3rd.

Parent Workshop: Collaborative Parenting / Connected Families

21 Jun 2014 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

!!!This one-day workshop, based on Francine's book, "Raising Cooperative and Self Confident Children: A Step-by-Step Guide for Conscious Parenting”, provides a comprehensive program, clearly laid out and easily implemented, that has the potential to greatly enhance your relationship with your children or students.

GET Event: Dr. Linda Silverman - "Giftedness 101"

23 Apr 2014 - 6:30pm

What is giftedness? Is it the potential for success or is it the experience of being an "outsider"? Dr. Linda Silverman, of the Gifted Development Center, will address the unique psychological needs of gifted children, which are often manifested as "feeling different."

20th World Conference: Celebrating Giftedness and Creativity

10 Aug 2013 - 9:00am to 14 Aug 2013 - 7:00pm

 

Louisville, Kentucky

Keynote:
"Breakthroughs in Assessment of the Gifted"

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
Click here for details