Conferences and Summer Institutes

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

Summer Institute
2020 Dates: Cancelled

The purpose of this 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 for two days. Participants select one strand of study for the entire Institute. Each strand offers intensive training in a particular area of curriculum development and implementation.

This Institute 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.

Advanced Placement (AP) Institute Online

2020 Dates: Online July 6-10, July 13-17 & July 20--24

The Advanced Placement Institute is endorsed by the College Board. Teachers learn about specific course content, teaching strategies, and programmatic ideas and issues. The APSI 2020 will be online due to COVID-19.

2E-Twice Exceptional Conference
2021 Dates: February 11-13th, 2021
The 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.

National Curriculum Network Conference (NCNC)

2021 Dates: March 11-12th, 2021

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. 


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