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Saturday, October 15 • 10:00am - 10:45am
“Gifted and Talented: Who They Are, What They Need, and Why They Don’t Have It”

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Teaching and advocating for gifted and talented children is a complex and challenging effort – an art as well as a science. Understanding the characteristics and needs of children in this population is crucial to the success of those efforts. This session will present an overview of the various perspectives of who are the gifted, how many are there, how are they best identified, how are they best served, and why advocates have such a challenge seeking support for the gifted.

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Richard Courtright

Consultant, Gifted & Special Education, N/A
Dr. Richard D. Courtright is a consultant in gifted and special education, having retired from more than forty years of work in PreK-12 public education. Rick has been an elementary and middle school classroom teacher, gifted teacher, and a gifted program administrator for the Chapel... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:45am CDT
Pluto Room