The following information comes from a press release
The Michigan Association for Gifted Children (MAGC) is hosting its annual statewide conference Oct. 12 at Baker College, Auburn Hills Campus.
The day will include seminars for parents, teachers, and school administrators, including presentations by experts on advanced learners and addressing the academic and social needs of these unique students. Those who attend can explore alternatives in gifted education with presentations on Assessment and Testing, Gifted Curriculum, the Unique Needs of Gifted, and other relevant topics.
Keynote speaker Susan Winebrenner will present information on schoolwide cluster grouping models, and a session on teaching strategies for cluster groupings. Winebrenner is a consultant and author who works with individual schools and districts to help them translate current educational research into classroom practice. She is the President of Educational Consulting Service, Inc., a speaker’s bureau for educational topics, which she founded in 1986.
Registration is $45 for MAGC Members and $55 for non-members. Lunch is provided in the registration fee, and seminars can apply to continuing education credits for educators. Visit www.MIGiftedChild.org to register for the conference and discover more information and resource links to support gifted children.