Duke Professor on Social & Emotional Needs of Gifted Kids
FREE GUILFORD COUNTY PAGE EVENT BRINGS DUKE EXPERT ON SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF GIFTED YOUTH
GREENSBORO, September 30, 2013 – Guilford County PAGE (Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education) is hosting a free event open to the public on October 17, 2013, at UNC Greensboro on the social and emotional aspects of gifted students.
The event is a program entitled “TIP-ical Kids: Social and Emotional Aspects of High Ability Children and Youth” and presented by Dr. Rick Courtright of Duke TIP. Courtright is a gifted education specialist with more than 40 years’ experience and insights in the characteristics of gifted/talented students. Courtright will also provide information about Duke TIP, a gifted education program at Duke University that identifies gifted students and provides resources and opportunities to nurture their development and talents.
“This program event launches our new organization’s mission to serve gifted students while addressing a topic of high interest and importance to the parents and educators of these children,” said Michelle Himmelman, vice president of Guilford County PAGE and gifted educator.
Who: Guilford County PAGE
What: TIP-ical Kids: Social Emotional Aspects of High Ability Children and Youth
Where: UNCG School of Education, Room 114
When: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 7-8 p.m.
Cost: Free admission
For details, a UNCG campus map, and to RSVP, visit http://guilfordcountypage.org/programs-2.
About Guilford County PAGE
Guilford County PAGE intends to apply for status as a 501(c) organization. Its mission is to provide strong advocacy for the advancement of gifted education and the tools to engage and empower all those involved with gifted children, thereby building tomorrow’s leaders today.
Guilford County PAGE is an affiliate of the NCAGT.