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Conferences and Summer Institutes

The Center offers annual professional development and learning opportunities for K-12 administrators, teachers, coordinators, and counselors.

2E-Twice Exceptional Conference Online

February 23 - 24, 2024

The online conference focuses on twice-exceptional (high-ability with learning differences or neurodiverse) children both at home and school.  The goal of the conference is to provide information, resources, support, and community-building opportunities to educators, administrators, parents, practitioners, counselors, and district personnel.  2021, 2022, & 2023 - Post Event Recordings Available for purchase

National Curriculum Networking Conference (NCNC)

March 20 - 21, 2024

This annual conference offers sessions on curriculum, instruction, and assessment for high-ability learners. The target audience includes administrators, gifted coordinators and teachers, as well as other professionals in gifted education. 2021 - Post Online Event Available for purchase.

Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute

Summer 2024

  • June 25 - 28 
  • July 9 - 12 
  • July 16 - 19
  • July 23 - 26
APSI @ W&M is endorsed by the College Board. We pride ourselves on hiring the best in the field and creating a laid-back environment to make your summer learning both enjoyable and invigorating.
Professional Development Online Summer Institute
June 2024 (Date TBD)


The purpose of this PD Online Summer Institute is to provide teachers and administrators with the knowledge and skills to use high-quality curriculum within effective programs for advanced learners. The Institute is held each June. Participants select one session to attend all day. Each session offers intensive training in a particular area of curriculum development and implementation.

Each one-day online training is designed for teachers of the gifted, gifted program coordinators, other district and building-level administrators, and all classroom teachers who want to enhance their ability to differentiate appropriately for their high ability students. Participants can choose to attend one day or two days.

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