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
2022 - Post Event Recordings Available for purchase

2023 - February 24th & 25th

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)

2023 Dates: March 23 - 25, 2023

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. Pre-conference Professional Learning Sessions March 23rd.

Advanced Placement (AP) Institute

2022 Dates: 

  • June 28 - July 1 - Online
  • July 5 - 8 - Online
  • July 12 - 15 - In-person
  • July 19 - 22 - In-person

The Advanced Placement Institute is endorsed by the College Board. Teachers learn about specific course content, teaching strategies, and programmatic ideas and issues.

Summer Institute

2022 Dates: June 15th & 16th - Online

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.

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