ITAG 2022 Annual Conference #2022ITAGAnnualConf

Sunday, October 09 2022 1:00 PM - Monday, October 10 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA, 50266, United States

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Early Bird In-Person Partial Approval - $250.00

Hurry! This sale ends Sept 19. Arrive Sunday, October 9th for a casual afternoon of interactions with select conference presenters, dinner on your own, and an opportunity for networking and collaboration. Monday, October 10th will be a day packed with learning and workshopping new ideas. Breakfast and lunch on Monday are included in your registration fee. Dietary needs? Please submit those at the time of registration by completing this form (copy/paste into your browser): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JRVHXVT. ITAG will do our best to honor all requests. All dietary requests must be submitted by Friday, September 30 to be honored. ITAG ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP is included in the registration fee. Please know that the cut off for in-person conference registration is Friday, September 30th to plan sufficiently for meals. Also Note! Access to all recordings ITAG procures is a gift to you for 90 days at no additional fee with this registration. Access approximately one week following event.

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Early Bird Recording Access Only Partial Approval - $250.00

Hurry! Access to all recordings ITAG procures are available to you for 90 days with this registration. Access will begin approximately one week following the conference. ITAG ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP is included in the registration fee. Any questions, reach out to ITAG at info@iowatag.org.

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In-Person Conference: Sunday, October 9- Monday October 10, 2022 Partial Approval - $275.00

Arrive Sunday, October 9th for a casual afternoon of interactions with select conference presenters, dinner on your own, and an opportunity for networking and collaboration. Monday, October 10th will be a day packed with learning and workshopping new ideas. Breakfast and lunch on Monday are included in your registration fee. Dietary needs? Please submit those at the time of registration by completing this form (copy/paste into your browser): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JRVHXVT. ITAG will do our best to honor all requests. All dietary requests must be submitted by Friday, September 30 to be honored. ITAG ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP is included in the registration fee. Please know that the cut off for in-person conference registration is Friday, September 30th to plan sufficiently for meals. Also Note! Access to all recordings ITAG procures is a gift to you for 90 days at no additional fee with this registration. Access will begin approximately one week following the conference. Any questions

Recording Access Only Partial Approval - $275.00

Sales end on 10/10/2022

Access to all recordings ITAG procures are available to you for 90 days with this registration. Access will begin approximately one week following the conference. ITAG ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP is included in the registration fee. Any questions, reach out to ITAG at info@iowatag.org.

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Presenters Rate: In-Person Conference: Sunday, October 9 - Monday October 10, 2022 Partial Approval - $175.00

Thank you for presenting at ITAG's 2022 Annual Conference! This ticket option is for approved presenters/proposals only please. Your proposal/presentation is approved if you have received confirmation with ITAG. Arrive Sunday, October 9th for a casual afternoon of interactions with select conference presenters, dinner on your own, and an opportunity for networking and collaboration. Monday, October 10th will be a day packed with learning and workshopping new ideas. Breakfast and lunch on Monday are included in your registration fee. ITAG ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP is included in the registration fee. Please know that the cut off for conference registration is Friday, September 30th to plan sufficiently for meals. If you have dietary needs, please complete this form no later than September 30: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JRVHXVT Also Note! Access to all recordings ITAG procures is a gift to you for 90 days at no additional fee with this registration. Access approx. 1 week following event

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Pre-Service Educator Registration Partial Approval - $65.00

This registration option includes the entire conference and is designed for undergraduate college students who are studying to be educators. The student needs to provide ITAG with evidence that s/he is a current, full-time college student. There may be a scholarship to cover the $65 cost. Registrants are encouraged to request a scholarship by emailing ITAG at info@iowatag.org BEFORE registration here. Otherwise, if the registrant is covering your own fees, then feel free to register anytime before September 30 (cut-off for in-person meals.) Dietary needs? Indicate those here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JRVHXVT

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Sponsor a Pre-Service Educator Partial Approval - $65.00

Robust gifted education in Iowa depends on each successive generation of educators learning about the educational approaches for and learning needs of gifted and talented students. In past years, ITAG has welcomed preservice educators (ie, undergraduate education students) to the annual conference to get a foothold in gifted education from the experts. You can Sponsor a Pre-Service Student through this registration option.

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Sunday, October 09 2022 1:00 PM - Monday, October 10 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA, 50266, United States.

ITAG 2022 Annual Conference is ITAG's premier conference! Please join us for our annual meeting to be held at the West Des Moines Marriott on October 9-10, 2022, as we explore how advocacy can serve as a catalyst for empowerment and change! Invited speakers include: gifted and talented coordinator, author, and National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) board member April Wells–and author, educational consultant, and gifted advocate Deb Douglas.
 
Note: ITAG is watching the COVID-19 and variants situation closely and we may need to modify the annual event if safety measures make it prudent to do so. This may include limiting the number of in-person participants. The conference may shift in whole or part to a virtual conference, with recorded sessions to be determined. We will be in touch. Please reach out if you have questions along the way. Reach out to ITAG at info@iowatag.org.
 

Iowa Talented and Gifted Association

http://www.iowatag.org

The Iowa Talented and Gifted Association recognizes, supports, and respects the unique and diverse needs of all talented and gifted learners through advocacy, education, and networking. ITAG promotes advocacy at the national, state and local levels, pre-service and in-service training in gifted education, and parent/community awareness, education and involvement. ITAG is comprised of parents, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who share an interest in the growth and development of gifted and talented individuals in Iowa. ITAG is a 501(c)3 organization which was organized more than 40 years ago with a vision that gifted and talented children in the State of Iowa should receive an education commensurate with their abilities and needs. ITAG is an affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children.

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April Wells, Keynote Speaker
Gifted Education Consultant, Author, NAGC Board Member
Illinois School District U-46

April Wells is an educational consultant, conference presenter, and author. She is the Gifted Coordinator in Illinois School District U-46, where she facilitated the redesign of the District’s gifted program. April serves on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Association for Gifted Children. Her work has served as inspiration for other organizations highlighting universal screening, talent development and the use of local norms for gifted programming. She has presented extensively at conferences. She is a national consultant and professional development trainer whose message centers around the equity imperative. Her interests focus on equity pedagogy, underrepresented learners, developing gifted continuum of services and providing instructional supports that allow students to maximize their pursuits. She received one of the 2018 Gifted Coordinator Awards from the National Association for Gifted Children. Her first book, Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming: Dismantling Barriers and Tapping Potential was published in January 2020.

About April Wells, Keynote Speaker

Gifted Education Consultant, Author, NAGC Board Member
Illinois School District U-46
Deb Douglass, Keynote Speaker
Author, Gifted Education Consultant
GT Carpe Diem Consulting

Deb Douglas, founder of GT Carpe Diem Consulting, advocates for gifted learners around the world. She is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international conferences and over 700 teens have recently attended her self-advocacy workshops. Her original research on empowering gifted students to self- advocate has been published in The Roeper Review and Parenting for High Potential. Previously, she coordinated gifted education for the Manitowoc (WI) Public School District, was president of the Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted, and served on the NAGC Parent Advisory Board. Her books include: The Power of Self-Advocacy for Gifted Learners and Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: Voices from the Field, co-edited with Dr. Joy Lawson Davis. Her guilty pleasures include murder mysteries, red Twizzlers, NYT crosswords, and fluffy little dogs. For more info: www.gtcarpediem.com

About Deb Douglass, Keynote Speaker

Author, Gifted Education Consultant
GT Carpe Diem Consulting
Megan Foley-Nicpon, PhD
Professor and Director of the Belin-Blank Center
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Megan is the Myron and Jacqueline Blank Endowed Chair and Director of the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, as well as a licensed psychologist and professor in Counseling Psychology. Her research and clinical interests include assessment and intervention with high ability students with disabilities, and the social and emotional development of talented and diverse students. She regularly writes and presents about high ability, counseling psychology, and twice-exceptionality.

About Megan Foley-Nicpon, PhD

Professor and Director of the Belin-Blank Center
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Maureen Haage
North Central Regional STEM Manager
Iowa STEM Council

About Maureen Haage

North Central Regional STEM Manager
Iowa STEM Council
Randolph Lange
Coordinator for Professional Development and Curriculum
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

About Randolph Lange

Coordinator for Professional Development and Curriculum
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Paula Lawson-Moore
Gifted Education
Iowa Future Problem Solving Program

About Paula Lawson-Moore

Gifted Education
Iowa Future Problem Solving Program
Rosanne Malek, PhD
Gifted and Talented Consultant, ITAG Board of Directors Liaison
Iowa Department of Education

Rosanne is the Education Program Consultant for K-12 Gifted Programming at the Iowa Department of Education. Her formal education includes a PhD in Education Policy and Leadership from the University of Iowa, Administration Certification in Educational Leadership from the University of Colorado/Colorado Springs, a Master of Music Education degree from Johns Hopkins University/Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. Rosanne has been in the profession of education for over 35 years as an educator, administrator, and performer.

About Rosanne Malek, PhD

Gifted and Talented Consultant, ITAG Board of Directors Liaison
Iowa Department of Education
Stephanie McCombs
ELP Teacher
Waterloo Community School

About Stephanie McCombs

ELP Teacher
Waterloo Community School
Kristine Milburn, EdD
Gifted/Talented Coordinator/Lead, ITAG Board of Directors, Consultant
West Des Moines Community Schools

Kristine serves as the Gifted/Talented Coordinator/Program Lead for West Des Moines Community Schools. She facilitates professional learning to K-12 audiences locally and nationally, teaches graduate courses for the University of Iowa and Drake University, and serves as an editor and GT consultant. Kristine strives to partner with teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community members to advocate for and empower advanced and gifted learners. She also remains active in statewide literacy efforts, currently serving on the steering committee of the Iowa Statewide Literacy Leadership Team. Kristine strives to maintain a balanced life–singing with her church choir, traveling, gardening, and finding joy daily.

About Kristine Milburn, EdD

Gifted/Talented Coordinator/Lead, ITAG Board of Directors, Consultant
West Des Moines Community Schools
Melissa Peterson
Government Relations Specialist
Iowa State Education Association

About Melissa Peterson

Government Relations Specialist
Iowa State Education Association
Ron Rinehart
Assistant Professor of Education
University of Northern Iowa

Ron is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Northern Iowa in the Department of Educational Psychology, Foundations, and Leadership Studies. He is a former science teacher and TAG teacher. His research focuses on helping students develop better cognitive tools for reasoning about complex problems. With funding from the NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium, he developed the program “Mission to Mars” where students engage with a variety of challenges and opportunities afforded by a cognitively rich educational environment as they create their plan for getting to Mars. This work was recently published as “Mission Cognition: Fifth Grade Students Undertake a Mission to Mars” in the National Science Teacher Association’s journal Science and Children in 2021. Ron’s work with helping students develop better reasoning skills has been presented at numerous conferences including the American Educational Research Association, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, and ITAG.

About Ron Rinehart

Assistant Professor of Education
University of Northern Iowa
Steph Schares
ELP Teacher
Ames Middle School

About Steph Schares

ELP Teacher
Ames Middle School
Dominic Balestrieri-Fox
Administrative Services Coordinator
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

About Dominic Balestrieri-Fox

Administrative Services Coordinator
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Jenny Schiltz
Gifted Education Consultant
Des Moines Public Schools

About Jenny Schiltz

Gifted Education Consultant
Des Moines Public Schools
Jolene Teske
Advanced Learning Supervisor
Des Moines Public Schools

About Jolene Teske

Advanced Learning Supervisor
Des Moines Public Schools
Alena Treat, PhD
Adjunct Instructor
University of Iowa and Upper Iowa University

Dr. Alena Treat has been an active advocate, researcher, and author on Gifted LGBTQ+ issues for over thirty years. She has been a Director of Gifted or Intellectually Gifted Programs as well as a Gifted Coordinator, Specialist, and Teacher. She directed two Javits grants, one of which she wrote, SOL Net (Speakers of Other Languages NETwork), that began gifted programs for those whose first language was not English in Dallas and for Navajo and Ute on the Navajo Reservation in Utah. As past chair of the NAGC Diversity and Equity Committee, she co-authored the NAGC Diversity Toolbox: Gifted LGBTQ Students. Alena served on the NAGC GLBT Task Force and the NAGC Workgroup on Sexually Diverse Populations. Dr. Treat was a member of a U.S. Department of Education Regional Advisory Committee representing gifted education and LGBTQ+ (See Report on Addressing Educational Needs).

About Alena Treat, PhD

Adjunct Instructor
University of Iowa and Upper Iowa University
John Walker
Program Manager
ASVAB

About John Walker

Program Manager
ASVAB
Jan Warren
Assistant Director, Student Services
Belin-Blank Center/University of Iowa

About Jan Warren

Assistant Director, Student Services
Belin-Blank Center/University of Iowa
Susan Wouters
Past President of ITAG, Retired GT teacher
Retired

Susan has worked with students of all ages in a variety of classroom settings and in districts both large and small. During her time as a gifted educator, she taught and facilitated gifted and talented programming at both the elementary and secondary levels and served as district ELP Coordinator. Susan has planned and implemented gifted education professional learning opportunities for K-12 staff and for GT parent groups and has facilitated SENG Model Parent Groups. She has presented at ITAG’s annual fall conference, National Association for Gifted Children conference, and World Council for Gifted and Talented Children conference, and has taught TAG Endorsement courses for Drake University as an adjunct instructor.

About Susan Wouters

Past President of ITAG, Retired GT teacher
Retired
Ed Zaccaro
Retired Teacher/Writer
Retired

Ed is a popular presenter at math, homeschool and gifted education conferences around the country and has approached gifted education as a parent, teacher, and school board member. His students will testify to his ability to make math fun and challenging for them as well as his unique sense of humor which comes through in his classes and workshops. Ed has taught students of all ages and abilities since graduating from Oberlin College in 1974. He has a Masters degree in Gifted Education from the University of Northern Iowa. Ed’s work is currently being used around the world and has been translated into several languages including Chinese and Korean.

About Ed Zaccaro

Retired Teacher/Writer
Retired
Sally Beisser
Levitt Distinguished Professor of Education
Drake University

About Sally Beisser

Levitt Distinguished Professor of Education
Drake University
Jeff Cachur
Sr Assessment Consultant
Riverside Insights

About Jeff Cachur

Sr Assessment Consultant
Riverside Insights
Alex Rohn
Director of Therapeutic Programs
Please Pass the Love

About Alex Rohn

Director of Therapeutic Programs
Please Pass the Love
Jenny Clabaugh
PK-12 Talented and Gifted Teacher
Hinton Community School

About Jenny Clabaugh

PK-12 Talented and Gifted Teacher
Hinton Community School
Laurie Croft, PhD
Associate Director for Professional Development
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

About Laurie Croft, PhD

Associate Director for Professional Development
University of Iowa Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
David Dubczak
Extended Learning Program
Conjunction Media / Ames CSD

About David Dubczak

Extended Learning Program
Conjunction Media / Ames CSD
Lora Duffy-Danker
ITAG Past-Board President
ITAG

About Lora Duffy-Danker

ITAG Past-Board President
ITAG

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Drake University Conference for Credit Session

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Announcements/Welcome/Intro

07:45 AM - 08:00 AMConcord A and Concord B

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Keynote: Access Granted: Reducing the Predictive Outcome of Factors in Gifted Education that Fuel Underrepresentation: April Wells

08:00 AM - 08:50 AMConcord A and Concord B
  • April Wells, Keynote Speaker

    Gifted Education Consultant, Author, NAGC Board Member

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Keynote: Achieving Equity through Student Self-Advocacy: Deb Douglas

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMConcord A and Concord B
  • Deb Douglass, Keynote Speaker

    Author, Gifted Education Consultant

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I Get To Teach Gifted! Now, Where Do I Start? Dr. Rosanne Malek, PhD

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMSalon B
  • Rosanne Malek, PhD

    Gifted and Talented Consultant, ITAG Board of Directors Liaison

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How To Nurture Not Only Mathematical Thinking, But Also a Passion for Mathematics: Ed Zaccaro

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMSalon C
  • Ed Zaccaro

    Retired Teacher/Writer

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Meeting the Needs of Academically Gifted Students Through the Future Problem Solving Program: Paula Lawson-Moore

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMJordan Creek Room
  • Paula Lawson-Moore

    Gifted Education

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Begin with Their Culture: Culturally Responsive Practices for Engagement in GATE: April Wells

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMConcord A and Concord B
  • April Wells, Keynote Speaker

    Gifted Education Consultant, Author, NAGC Board Member

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Expand Your Students' Horizons with STEM! Maureen Haage

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMConcord C
  • Maureen Haage

    North Central Regional STEM Manager

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Building a Comprehensive TAG Program: Dr. Kristine Milburn, EdD

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMConcord D
  • Kristine Milburn, EdD

    Gifted/Talented Coordinator/Lead, ITAG Board of Directors, Consultant

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Advocating for Our Students and Ourselves: In our Buildings, Districts, and the Statehouse: Melissa Peterson and Linda Linn

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMSalon A
  • Melissa Peterson

    Government Relations Specialist

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The Power of JOY: Finding Joy in Trying Times: Dr. Sally Beisser, PhD

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMSalon B
  • Sally Beisser

    Levitt Distinguished Professor of Education

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On a QUEST to Empower Teachers to Advocate and Serve their Gifted Students: Dr. Laurie Croft, PhD, Dr. Randy Lange, PhD, and Ashley Brock

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMSalon C
  • Laurie Croft, PhD

    Associate Director for Professional Development

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Empowering Parent Advocates: Lora Duffy-Danker

10:10 AM - 11:10 AMJordan Creek Room
  • Lora Duffy-Danker

    ITAG Past-Board President

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Lunch

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Announcements and Awards

11:35 AM - 12:00 PMConcord A and Concord B

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Creating Empowerment Curriculum: Diverse Faces in Gifted Education: Dr. Laurie Croft, PhD, and Dr. Alena Treat, PhD

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMConcord A
  • Alena Treat, PhD

    Adjunct Instructor

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The Power of Self-Advocacy for all Learners: Deb Douglas

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMConcord B
  • Deb Douglass, Keynote Speaker

    Author, Gifted Education Consultant

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Empowering Student Career Choice Through the ASVAB CEP: John Walker and Clyde Johnson

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMConcord C
  • John Walker

    Program Manager

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Beyond the Box: How to Advocate for SEL in Gifted Learners: Alex Rohn and Mikala Williams-Yee

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMConcord D
  • Alex Rohn

    Director of Therapeutic Programs

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Supporting Exceptional Students in College: Jan Warren and Dr. Randy Lange, PhD

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMSalon A
  • Jan Warren

    Assistant Director, Student Services

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Mission Cognition - A Trip to Mars: Dr. Ron Rinehart, PhD, Ben Olsen, and Lisa Freese

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMSalon B and C
  • Ron Rinehart

    Assistant Professor of Education

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Now What? Advocating for Gifted and Talented Programming as a First Year Practitioner: Jenny Clabaugh

12:30 PM - 01:30 PMJordan Creek Room
  • Jenny Clabaugh

    PK-12 Talented and Gifted Teacher

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Advocating for Twice-Exceptional Students through Talent Development: Dr. Megan Foley-Nicpon, PhD

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMConcord B
  • Megan Foley-Nicpon, PhD

    Professor and Director of the Belin-Blank Center

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Tools and Resources for Academic Acceleration: Dr. Randy Lange, PhD, and Dominic Balestrieri-Fox

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMConcord C
  • Randolph Lange

    Coordinator for Professional Development and Curriculum

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Everything I Know About Gifted Kids I Found in Children's Literature: Jenny Schiltz and Christie McConathy

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMConcord D
  • Jenny Schiltz

    Gifted Education Consultant

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Transforming the INVISIBLE to VISIBLE: Developing an Inclusive, Empowering Education for Gifted LGBTQ+ Students: Dr. Alena Treat, PhD

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMSalon A
  • Alena Treat, PhD

    Adjunct Instructor

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Mission Cognition - A Trip to Mars: Dr. Ron Rinehart, PhD, Ben Olsen, and Lisa Freese

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMSalon B and C
  • Ron Rinehart

    Assistant Professor of Education

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10 Challenging Math Problems and Problem-Solving Strategies to Successfully Solve Them: Ed Zaccaro

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMConcord A
  • Ed Zaccaro

    Retired Teacher/Writer

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CogAT Fear Of Missing Out: Additional uses of CogAT’s Multi-dimensional Data: Jeff Cachur and Kendall Forsberg

01:40 PM - 02:40 PMJordan Creek Room
  • Jeff Cachur

    Sr Assessment Consultant

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02:45 PM - 02:55 PMConcord A

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Digging into Qualitative Data: What Did We Learn Our First Year and Where Are We Going From Here?: Jolene Teske and Jennifer Schiltz

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcord A
  • Jolene Teske

    Advanced Learning Supervisor

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Developing and Sustaining Gifted Programming: Empowering Advocates: Susan Wouters

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMJordan Creek Room
  • Susan Wouters

    Past President of ITAG, Retired GT teacher

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Talent Development K-8: How to Nurture the Talents of All: Stephanie McCombs, Kelly Carl, and Amy McGovern

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcord C
  • Stephanie McCombs

    ELP Teacher

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Could the Problem Be Me?: Examining Your Own Practices in Gifted Education: Steph Schares

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcord D
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    ELP Teacher

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Executive Functioning: Essential Skills for Students...and Parents!: Dr. Kristine Milburn, EdD and Karen France

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMSalon A
  • Kristine Milburn, EdD

    Gifted/Talented Coordinator/Lead, ITAG Board of Directors, Consultant

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Free Resource from the Belin-Blank Center’s IOAPA Program: Advanced Courses for Middle and High School Students: Dominic Balestrieri-Fox

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMSalon B
  • Dominic Balestrieri-Fox

    Administrative Services Coordinator

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Activate your Genius Mode: Theories and Strategies to Teach Creative Thinking Skills: David Dubczak

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMSalon C
  • David Dubczak

    Extended Learning Program

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Taping 2022 Legacy Award

03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcord B

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