Summer 2013 Schedule

Event Date
Registration Deadline
Rosters Due
Strand
Host
Location
Presenter
Title
Audience
Description and Notables
6/10/2013
5/27/2013
6/3/2013
Update
Spring Branch
Stratford HS Auditorium 14555 Fern Drive
Houston 77079
Brian Housand, Ph.D.
Differentiating with Technology
Teachers K-12

6/11/2013
5/28/2013
6/4/2013
NN
Stafford
Stafford Civic Center
1415 Constitution
Stafford 77477
Laura Mackay, Ph.D.
Nature and Needs of Gifted Children
Teachers K-12
Teachers will receive an overview of the history of gifted education including important research, legal requirements and the Texas State Plan for Gifted and Talented students. Teachers will learn the characteristics of gifted students and how they differ from high achievers.
6/12/2013
5/29/2013
6/5/2013
TExES Prep
Fort Bend ISD
for SBISD
Clements HS
Upstairs Lecture Hall
4200 Elkins Rd Sugar Land 77479
Lynette Breedlove, Ph.D.
Preparing for the GT Supplemental Certification TExES (Update)
GT TExES Registration Info
Tchrs, K-12 who are taking the GT Supplemental Certification TExES
Due to scheduling and space issues, this session has moved to Fort Bend ISD's Clements High School
6/17/2013
6/3/2013
6/10/2013
SE
Katy
Education Support Center
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
Katy 77494
Rick Olenchak, Ph.D.
Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children
Teachers K-12

6/18/2013
6/4/2013
6/11/2013
Update
Cy-Fair
Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress
Cypress 77433
Ian Byrd
Products
Teachers K-12

6/19/2013
6/5/2013
6/12/2013
CIS
Deer Park
Deer Park ISD Education Support
Center
2800 Texas Ave.
Deer Park 77536
Jim Townsend
Creativity and Instructional Strategies for Teaching Gifted Children
Teachers K-12
Learn how to incorporate strategies that encourage creative and divergent thinking in your classroom.
6/20/2013
6/6/2013
6/13/2013
DC
Cy-Fair
Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress
Cypress 77433
Richard Cash, Ed.D.
Differentiating Curriculum to Meet the Needs of Gifted Children
Teachers K-12

6/25/2013
6/11/2013
6/18/2013
NNPO
Alvin
Manvel HS
19601 Hwy 6
Manvel 77578
Joyce Juntune, Ph.D.
Nature and Needs, & Program Options for Gifted Children
Administrators and Counselors
Alvin Session - June.docx
7/16/2013
7/02/2013
7/9/2013
IA
Aldine
Nimitz HS
2005 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston 77073
Debi Taylor
Identification and Assessment of Gifted Children
Teachers K-12

8/1/2013
7/18/2013
7/25/2013
Update
Deer Park
Deer Park ISD Deer Park HS, South Campus
710 W. San Augustine
Deer Park 77536
Lisa Van Gemert
Triple Threat and Creativity
Teachers K-12
Please note the change in location.

This six hour update will focus on the important role creativity plays in learning for gifted children, as well as the triple threat of perfectionism, underachievement and boredom.