• Gifted Education Policy Symposium and Conference

    Presented by the Office of the Daniel L. Ritchie Endowed Chair in Gifted Education and Dr. Norma Hafenstein, Conference Host. The annual Gifted Education Conference and Policy Symposium is designed for teacher leaders, building and district leaders, researchers, parents, mental health professionals, and education service providers. The conference is intended to provide specific topical information about selected areas in gifted education.

    Each year the program focuses on both leading edge research advances and practical classroom strategies. Attendees learn theory and practical strategies to improve their own work in gifted education. Important policy issues and trends facing gifted education today are highlighted and discussed during the Symposium. The Conference joins leading educators and researchers with participants to explore gifted education from multiple perspectives.

    Past Conferences:

    • Theory & Practice: Conceptual Foundations and Classroom Strategies in Gifted Education
      • Policy & Practice: Trends and Challenges Impacting Gifted Learners (2019)
    • Talented Voices: Diversity and Equity in Gifted Education
      • Policy & Practice: Trends and Challenges Impacting Gifted Learners (2018)
    • Transformational Leadership: Inspirations and Issues in Gifted Education
      • Policy and Practice: Trends and Challenges Impacting Gifted Learners (2017)
    • Over, Under, Inside Out: Achievement and Emotions of the Gifted
      • Policy and Practice: Trends and Challenges Impacting Gifted Learners (2016)
    • Weaving Together Innovative Thinking and Design: The Future of Differentiation
      • Policy and Practice: Trends and Challenges Impacting Gifted Learners (2015)
    • 8th International Mathematical Creativity and Giftedness Conference (2014)
    • Engaging the Heart & Mind; Character Education for Gifted Learners (2013)
    • Articulate, Adamant and Abstract: Unwrapping the Gifted Adolescent (2011)
    • Joys and Intensities: The Challenges and Delights of Young Gifted Children (2010)
    • Greatest Potential, Greatest Need: Soaring Beyond Expectations (2009)

     

    Conference Website: https://morgridge.du.edu/gifted-education-conference/ 

  • Palmarium Award

    THE PALMARIUM AWARD

    The Palmarium Award is awarded to the individual most exemplifying the vision of a future in which giftedness will be understood, embraced, and systematically nurtured throughout the nation and the world. It is presented each year at the annual Gifted Education Conference (GEC) – Presented Through the Daniel L. Ritchie Endowed Chair in Gifted Education. Recipients demonstrate vision through understanding of giftedness in the areas of:

    • Practice by impacting graduate education, pre-service, and P-12 Community
    • Community Outreach through advocacy at a variety of levels (local, national, international)
    • Publications informing teachers, children, parents, policy makers, and/or academia
    • Research influencing theory, practice, and/or policy

     

    AWARD RECIPIENTS

    2019 – Dr. Frank C. Worrell

    2018 – Dr. Marcia Gentry

    2017 – Dr. James Webb

    2016 – Dr. Del Siegle

    2015 – Dr. Julia Link Roberts

    2013 – Dr. Sylvia Rimm *

     

    * 2014 was the year of the international Giftedness and Creativity in Mathematics Conference.

    For more information about the recipients please click here: https://morgridge.du.edu/gifted-education-conference-palmarium-award-winners/ 

This portfolio last updated: 13-Jun-2019 12:33 PM