Gifted and Talented: Events
Save the date! CALA II, June 17-19, 2013 on the UW-Whitewater campus
The second annual Challenging Advanced Learners Academy (CALA) for educators will be held on the UWW campus June 17-19, 2013. Credit options will be available. The first CALA was held June 18– 20, 2012; it was a standards-based intensive academy with a focus on how to meet the needs of academically gifted and talented students, and how to develop the gifts and talents of diverse students, in the context of major education initiatives such as RtI, 21st Century Skills, assessment, and the Common Core Standards. Nationally-known speakers and state experts provided keynote talks, breakout sessions, and informal interaction with 80 participants from all over Wisconsin and beyond. To see information from the first CALA conference, click here.
Registration for CALA II will open in early spring 2013. Make sure that you are signed up for the WISGIFT listserve in order to receive conference updates.
Recent Events and Speakers
October 2012: credit offered in cooperation with WATG conference
September 2012: credit offered in cooperation with Greater Dane County Talented and Gifted Network for grammar/vocabulary workshop by Michael Clay Thompson
February 2012: on-campus workshop on GT assessment by Dr. David Lohman
December 2011: on-campus workshop on GT social-emotional development by Dr. Jean Peterson