ADAGE Gifted Conference 2019 at UCF

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ADAGE Gifted Conference 2019 at UCF

Tailoring Talents: Transforming Curriculum UCF Faculty Advocates for Gifted Education (ADAGE) in collaboration with Project ELEVATE present Gifted Education Professional Development.  Explore innovative research, perspectives, technology and best practices for teaching High-Ability, Gifted and Talented learners in inclusive Schoolwide contexts. Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Kimberley Chandler - Tailoring Differentiated Curriculum as an Essential Intervention for Effective and Engaging Learning for Diverse Gifted Students Dr. Kimberley Chandler is the Director of Curriculum and Gifted Education for Essex County Public Schools and an Instructor of Education at the University of Virginia, USA. Previously, she served as the Curriculum Director at the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, USA.

She completed her master’s degree in gifted education and her Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership, with an emphasis in gifted education administration, at the College of William and Mary.  Dr. Chandler’s professional background includes teaching gifted students in a variety of settings, serving as an administrator of a school district gifted program, and providing professional development training for teachers and administrators nationally and internationally.  Her research interests include curriculum implementation and policy issues in gifted education and the design and evaluation of professional development programs for teachers of the gifted. Dr. Chandler has served as the editor and contributing author of numerous curriculum materials.
She co-authored (with Stambaugh) the book Effective Curriculum for Underserved Gifted Students and is the co-editor (with Adams) of the book Effective Program Models for Gifted Students From Underserved Populations. She served as the Network Representative to the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Board of Directors for six years and the editor of the CEC-TAG newsletter The Update for seven years. Her research interests include curriculum policy and implementation issues in gifted programs, the design and evaluation of professional development programs for teachers and administrators, and the role of principals and superintendents in gifted education. Sponsored by Project ELEVATE, a USDOE Jacob  K. Javits Grant:  UCF CEDHP Gifted Education Program and Seminole County Public Schools This conference is aimed at the teacher, educators and administrators; children will not be admitted unless they are part of the presentation.
To learn more about the UCF Gifted Conference, visit the Conference website at: Online registration ends Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12noon.  Limited registration will be available onsite if space permits..

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