CALA III, June 22-23, 2015 on the UW-Whitewater Campus

The third Challenging Advanced Learners Academy (CALA) for educators will be held on the UWW campus Monday-Tuesday June 22-23, 2015. This standards-based intensive academy with national keynote speakers and state experts will focus on how to meet the needs of academically gifted and talented students, demonstrate student growth, and develop the gifts and talents of diverse students in the context of major education initiatives, including Educator Effectiveness, Common Core, RtI, and more. The 2015 conference will also include a strand on the social-emotional needs of gifted and talented students.

Recent Events and Speakers

October 2014, 2013, and 2012: credit offered in cooperation with WATG conference
June 2013: CALA II Academy
September 2012: credit offered in cooperation with Greater Dane County Talented and Gifted Network for grammar/vocabulary workshop by Michael Clay Thompson.
June 2012: CALA Academy
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