2018 Conferences


Save the date for the Center's exciting professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators of gifted and advanced students!

Full Description

National Curriculum Network Conference

March 15-16, 2018

The conference reflects the Center’s mission and focus on talent development throughout the lifespan and the key roles of both educator and learner in that process. The major goals of the conference are as follows:

  • To provide networking opportunities for schools engaged in curriculum, instruction, and assessment for high-ability learners.
  • To spotlight special materials, practices, and curriculum approaches that are responsive to the needs of high-ability learners.
  • To provide introductory information about implementation of the William and Mary units for classroom use.
Professional Summer Institute
June 25-26, 2018
W&M School of Education

The purpose of this Summer Institute is to provide teachers and administrators with the knowledge and skills to design and use high quality curriculum within effective programs for advanced learners. The Institute is held each June for two days. Participants select one strand of study for the entire Institute. Each strand

All sessions are held at the William & Mary School of Education. offers intensive training in a particular area of curriculum development and implementation.

For more information about these conferences and other professional development opportunities please contact Dr. Jennifer Robins.