things are happening this fall for everyone at the New Mexico Association for
the Gifted. Our Oct. 3-4 Fall Institute,
“Gifted Toolkit 2014: STEM, Common Core and More,” has many benefits for
New Mexico’s teachers. We are happy to
announce a scholarship fund to help some of you attend the conference.
of traveling to the NMAG conference from far away?NMAG knows that attending a conference in one of the largest states in the Union can be a costly affair.
anonymous donor has made more than $3,000 available to support up to 20
scholarships supporting attendees outside the Albuquerque metro area.Awards of $50-$100 in travel fees plus full
registration cost are available.
deadline is soon, so please write to us about gifted education in your area,
and celebrate with us on Oct. 3-4.
that there are numerous educational reasons to visit the conference and improve
your classroom teaching abilities. Our Early Bird deadline is still available
have three dynamic national keynote speakers. They include:
speaker Dr. Ann Robinson, whose
topic is“What Makes a Practice “Best”?
Our 21st Century Gifted Education Toolbox.” Dr. Robinson, author and
former president of the National Association for the Gifted, will also conduct
a breakout titled “Get a Life! Differentiation with
The Saturday, Oct.
Speaker, Dr.Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, will discuss “Differentiating the
Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts for Gifted Learners.” The
closing speaker is Lori Comallie-Caplan,
former President of the national organization Serving Emotional Needs of the
Gifted (SENG), who will present “Out of Our Minds and Into Our Hearts:
Nurturing the Social-Emotional Needs of Our Gifted Children.”
Finally, NMAG will
present its first Trailblazer Award to Dr. Elizabeth Nielsen and Dr. Dennis
Higgins. Drs. Nielsen and Higgins are nationally recognized for their
contributions, teaching and writing in the Gifted Education field, particularly
their tireless work on behalf of twice-exceptional students. They will present
a retrospective of their careers during our Friday, Oct. 3, luncheon. The
luncheon is included as part of the Institute admission.
Please be with us during NMAG’s 2013-2014 Fall
Institute, Oct. 3-4, to learn, visit colleagues, and celebrate Gifted Education
in New Mexico.
See you soon!
Scott Gullett, NMAG President, 505.259.8607
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS STILL $100 THROUGH SEPT. 19TH. (Bring a guest to sessions for $35)* Materials not included for guest LINK FOR REGISTRATION: http://tinyurl.com/SeeYouNMAG2014
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