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Translation Services will be provided at both events
The TAGAC (Talented and Gifted Advisory Council to the School Board) has arranged for the following guest speakers on the following dates:
Monday, Nov. 18th 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Ferdinand T. Day School
Dr. Jack A. Naglieri, PhD. is a Research Professor at the University of Virginia, Senior Research Scientist at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at George Mason University.
Dr. Naglieri developed the NNAT (Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test) which uses minimal language and primarily diagrams for assessment, making it a good tool for students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
ACPS administers the NNAT to all first graders every Fall as a means to identify students for Talented and Gifted Services.
Come learn how the test was created, what it identifies, and how it is used.
Monday, Dec. 16th 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Ferdinand T. Day School
Mr. William Knudsen, Director Government and Affiliate Relations, National Association for Gifted Children
He works at both the Federal and local levels with NAGC’s advocacy partners to break the impediments obstructing services for our gifted and talented students. Prior to NAGC, Bill held positions at the U.S. Senate, Committee for Economic Development and the Department of Education.
Topics to be Covered:
- Federal Policy and Gifted Learners
- Addressing Equity in Gifted Education
- Local Advocacy Strategies