The Ottawa Intermediate School District, together with the Michigan Association for Gifted Children, invites you to “Understanding Gifted Student’s Needs & Data Driven Decision Making.” This professional development opportunity will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The conference will be held in person at the Ottawa Area ISD, 13565 Port Sheldon St., Holland, and is also available via Zoom. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Joseph Renzulli of the University of Connecticut’s Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development. Dr. Renzulli, a leader and pioneer in gifted education and applying the pedagogy of gifted education teaching strategies to all students, will discuss how to identify gifted students. Breakout session topics include supporting gifted children, diversity in identification, social and emotional traits of gifted students, data-driven decision making, and parenting gifted children. The cost is $50 and SCECHs will be available pending approval. If you have questions, please contact Jan Naymick at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelley Senkowski at email@example.com. Registration is open.
Save the date for Wednesday, April 20th for the annual MAGC Spring Conference.