"What Works: Practical Strategies for Gifted Learners," a gifted education conference presented by four full-time St. Thomas faculty members with expertise and professional experience in gifted education, will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, on the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus.
The conference will provide educators with practical strategies they can apply directly to their classrooms and schools. The conference will feature panels and breakout sessions on a variety of topics regarding gifted education programming.
Sessions will be led by:
- Jan Hansen, Ph.D.
Department of Teacher Education, co-chair, faculty member with a Ph.D. in gifted education from Purdue University
- Sarah Noonan, Ed.D.
Department of Leadership, Policy and Administration, faculty member and former Minnesota state director of gifted services
- Karen Rogers, Ph.D.
Department of Special Education and Gifted Education, faculty member and internationally known researcher and author
- KarenWestberg, Ph.D.
Department of Special Education and Gifted Education, faculty member with a Ph.D. in gifted education from the University of Connecticut
A conference brochure can be viewed here. Registration fee is $150 per person or $100 each for a team of four. For more information visit the School of Education website, or call (651) 962-4441, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.