2016 Gifted Education Conference

The Rutgers Gifted Education Conference provides an opportunity for New Jersey educators from across the state to learn, network, and support the needs of gifted learners. View conference program.

November 18, 2016

Locations and Time:
Registration and Keynote
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel and Conference Center 
200 Atrium Dr.
Somerset, NJ 08873

Concurrent Sessions & Lunch
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rutgers Continuing Education Center at the Atrium
300 Atrium Dr. Somerset, NJ 08873

Take a deep dive into gifted education best practices, hear about the latest research, and find inspiration to energize your work with gifted learners at the November 18, 2016 Rutgers Gifted Education Conference.

This year’s program will focus on meeting the needs of diverse gifted learners, with sessions tailored for educators and administrators at all experience levels. Session topics include:

  • Developing gifted primary, elementary, and STEAM curricula
  • Identification of diverse gifted learners
  • Development of exemplary and cost-effective programs for diverse learners based upon NAGC standards
  • Meeting the social, emotional, and cultural needs of gifted learners

Internationally recognized field leader Dr. Joyce Van Tassel-Baska will deliver the keynote address, and concurrent workshops will be led by Dr. Van Tassel-Baska and experts drawn from across the country.