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Upcoming Gifted Professional Development Opportunities 0

Check out all the upcoming options in Idaho and Eastern Washington:

Designing Idaho Core Units for Gifted & Advanced Learners

Description: Work with experienced gifted classroom teachers and Idaho Core teacher trainers to develop rigorous, integrated units at any grade level. Practice low prep strategies, develop differentiated tasks, and walk away with useful Idaho Core tools for all students.

Friday, May 2nd & Saturday, May 3rd
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Boise Schools District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Road

There is no cost to register, only for credit. LUNCH AND BOOK INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION!
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Register for 1 credit:            Course Code: EDGT51901.1 Credit Fee: $60 

Teaching in the Advanced High School Classroom

1911 croppedWith the expansion of accelerated and advanced classes throughout area and nationwide high schools, the need for trained teachers to teach these courses increases.  This seminar will explore how to prepare for teaching advanced content and skills found in accelerated courses, such as Advanced Placement, honors, college in the high school and differentiated cluster groups. Adding depth and complexity to the classroom through thinking skill models and strategies will also be discussed.

Instructor: Sally Pfeifer, Experienced AP teacher and College Board consultant
Dates: Fridays April 25 & May 2; Saturdays April 26 & May 3
Location: Whitworth University Campus 
Cost: $225 per individual, $500 for a group of 3

Register online here!


Contact the Center for Gifted Education at 509.777.3226 or

18th Annual Edufest

Boise, Idaho      July 28-August 1, 2014 

Edufest 2014 Keynote Speaker Dr. Temple Grandin: Helping Different Minds to Learn                    Monday, July 28th 8:30 – 12:00 p.m.

NEW! – Math Camp for Kidswith Ms. Math aka Dr. Rachel McAnallan           July 28-31, 8:30-Noon. Grades 4-8.  

Edufest is a week-long summer gifted and talented education conference held on the campus of Boise State University. Presenters are internationally and nationally recognized experts in the field of gifted and talented education. Along with learning about gifted children’s unique characteristics and ways to address their distinct educational, social and emotional needs, participants will also discover many meaningful, energizing, and fun ways to differentiate for children of all ability levels.

More information at

2015 Winter Edufest

Winter’s Premiere Conference on Gifted and Talented Education

Coeur d’Alene, ID     February 5 – 7, 2015

Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN! Registration form is linked below.

Sessions for administrators, counselors, parents, gifted facilitators and all teachers, featuring 3 days of keynote and breakout sessions with nationally recognized experts.

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