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MCGT 2020 Sept 12 Virtual Mini-Conference: What Now? Supporting your Gifted Child's Education during COVID-19

  • September 12, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom

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  • Includes access to event Zoom recordings for four months after the event

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MCGT Virtual Mini-Conference ~ What Now? Supporting Your Gifted Child's Education during COVID-19


Saturday, September 12, 2020, 9am - 12pm


Please email info@mcgt.net with any questions.

We will be monitoring emails before and during the mini-conference.




Schedule:

9am - 10am: Tips for Supporting and Enhancing Distance Learning with Dr. Diane Heacox

10am - 11am: Assisting Your Child in Trying Times with Dr. Richard Cash

11am - 12pm: Q&A session with Dr. Heacox and Dr. Cash




 Dr. Richard Cash

Assisting Your Child in Trying Times 

Children who can balance their affect (feelings), behaviors, and cognition (ways of thinking) will be most successful during trying times. Learn how to help your child develop and maintain self-regulatory balance in this ever-changing world.


Dr. Richard M. Cash is an award-winning educator and who has worked in the field of education for more than 30 years. His range of experience includes teaching, curriculum coordination, and program administration. Currently, he is an internationally recognized education consultant (www.nrich.consulting). His consulting work has taken him throughout the United States, as well as into Canada, The Czech Republic, China, Cyprus, England, Indonesia, Kuwait, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, South Korea, and Turkey. 


 Dr. Diane Heacox

Tips for Supporting and Enhancing Distance Learning

Navigating the changing educational landscape and variety of instructional approaches can be a confusing picture. Learn how to best support your children in learning, particularly in the new world of remote learning experiences. 


Diane Heacox, Ed.D., is a consultant and professional development trainer focusing on strategies to increase learning success for all students. She is professor emerita at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is a national and international consultant and professional development trainer to both public and private schools on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning. Dr. Heacox has taught at both elementary and secondary school levels and has served as a gifted education teacher and administrator, as well as an instructional specialist in public education.


Q&A with Dr. Cash and Dr. Heacox 

The last hour is a question and answer time.


MCGT members who are registered for the mini-conference will have access to Zoom recordings for four months after the event. Access to recordings after the event is not available to Non-members.



When: Saturday, September 12, 2020, 9am to 12pm

Zoom information will be sent out the day before the event.


Where: Online! 

Join us from your own home


Who: All those interested in supporting gifted students – parents, educators, other caregivers and professionals welcome!


CEUs will be available, please contact us at info@mcgt.net for more information.


Cost:

MCGT Members: $10

Includes access to event Zoom recordings for four months after the event.


Non-members, $20 per person

Non-members will not have access to the recordings after the event.

Join MCGT now to get the member rate.  MCGT Membership Benefits


Financial assistance is available from the Betty Johnson Scholarship Fund: Families with gifted and talented children should not be restricted in their participation in MCGT activities because of limited funds. Therefore, the MCGT Board will accept requests for financial assistance which would enable families to attend events sponsored by MCGT, such as the annual conference or mini-conferences. MCGT also accepts requests for financial assistance for MCGT membership fees. 

If you would like to submit a request for financial assistance from the Betty Johnson Scholarship Fund for a MCGT membership or event, please contact the MCGT office at info@mcgt.net.


Questions? Email info@mcgt.net



The Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) is a state-wide non-profit support and advocacy organization of parents, educators, and other professionals who live or work with gifted children and are interested in their education and well-being.


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