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Academic acceleration Offerings at the conference

The following sessions specifically address academic acceleration as an option for enhanced learning for gifted and high-ability students.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Acceleration: Turning the Concept into a Reality - Melissa Murphy, Jeannie Stachowiak, Adrienne Pavek, Kevin Buscemi, Karen Canning, Eileen McCaffrey, North Palos School District 117, Palos Hills, IL

State of the State - Benchmarking Illinois in Policy, Opportunity, and Outcomes for High - Ability Students - Eric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; Carolyn Welch, Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-Chair

Advocacy Updates - Carolyn Welch, Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-ChairEric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 

Acceleration through the eyes of.... - Kathy Green, Adjunct Lecturer and Music & Arts Educator, University of Iowa and Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn; Newenka DuMont, Parent, IAGC Board Member; Tracey Hosey, Director of Instruction & Program Development, Yorkville School District 115, Yorkville, IL 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019

Horizontal and Vertical Differentiation: What Works for Gifted Kids?- Carolyn Coil,Educational Consultant and Author, Pieces of Learning, Pieces of Learning, Marion, IL 

How to Use Above-Grade-Level Assessment Results Effectively and AppropriatelySusan Corwith, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 

State of the State - Benchmarking Illinois in Policy, Opportunity, and Outcomes for High- Ability Students - Eric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; Carolyn Welch, Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-Chair

Advocacy Updates - Carolyn Welch,Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-ChairEric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 

Saturday, February 2, 2019

State of the State of Gifted Education in Illinois - Carolyn Welch,Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-Chair; Eric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  

What Does the Accelerated Placement Act Mean for my Child And Local School District? - Carolyn Welch,Attorney-at-Law, IAGC Policy & Advocacy Committee Co-Chair; Eric Calvert, Associate Director, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  

 

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