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We have some exciting upcoming events - check them out below!

National Association for Gifted Children

NAGC hosts the largest convention devoted to gifted children.

Dr. Kate Bachtel has been invited to present each of the past 6 years. This year we were invited to present on Student Emotional Development and Gifted Latinx Learners. We hope to see you there!

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Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

SENG envisions a world where gifted and creative individuals are supported to build gratifying, meaningful lives and contribute to the well-being of others. To this end, SENG reaches out to diverse communities that share its mission across the nation and the globe.

It is the first and leading organization dedicated to supporting healthy social and emotional development in complex, creative and sensitive individuals.

This year Dr. Bachtel was an invited presenter with Dr. Dan Peters and Dr. James Webb for the conference welcoming panel “On the Shoulders of Giants.” She was also invited to present “Peace Within: An Inside Look at Gifted Well-Being.”

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The Heart of EQ: Tools to Empower

Emotional Intelligence is inextricably tied to cognition, achievement and well-being. This session provides a variety of evidenced-based tools and strategies to cultivate the development of specific emotional skills. Learn ways to enhance emotional literacy, engage intrinsic motivation and develop optimism while supporting gifted children in growing healthy relationships. All will leave empowered with practices to support youth in becoming agents of positive change. 

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American Association for Teaching and Curriculum Conference

This year SoulSpark was invited to present on what diverse gifted K-8 learners need to thrive.

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National Association of Bilingual Educators

Dr. Kate Bachtel and Carlota Loya Hernandez will be presenting:

In Pursuit of Excellence for Gifted Dual Language Learners

 

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Colorado Association of Gifted & Talented

Dr. Kate Bachtel will be sharing evidence-based practices with educators and parents on creating effective affective student goals on 10/23 at 8am.

 

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Previous Presentations

Overview of previous presentations.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Conference

SENG’s mission is to empower families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

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Beyond Giftedness Conference
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State Gifted Education Conferences

SoulSpark has been invited to present at the California, Colorado and Illinois state gifted education conferences.

We present on a variety of topics related to gifted development and well-being.

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World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children

The World Council for Gifted and Talented, Inc. is a worldwide non-profit providing advocacy and support for gifted children.

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Institute for the Development of Gifted Education Conference

As part of the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, the Institute supports practice, conducts research, develops publications, serves the community, expands gifted education at the University level, and leads professional development.  

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National Association of Gifted Children's Conference

NAGC supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students. 

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American Association of Teaching and Curriculum

 

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