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Institute for the Development of Gifted Education

Conference 2016

2016:  Over, under, inside out:  Achievement and Emotions of the gifted

  • The 6th Annual IDGE Conference will be held February 4-5, 2016
  • Conference Strands Include:  Educators, Parents, Researchers
  • Policy Symposium held Thursday February 4, 2016
  • Registration  begins September 21, 2015
  • Proposal Submissions  open September 14, 2015

Keynote Speaker:   Dr. James Delisle


Dr. James Delisle has worked on behalf of gifted children and teens for more than three decades.  Dr. Delisle was a professor of education at Kent State University (Ohio) for 25 years and was selected by faculty and students there as a "Distinguished Professor."  He is the author of 18 books, including his newest  Dumbing Down America:  The War on Our Nation's Brightest Young Minds and his bestselling  Parenting Gifted Kids and  The Gifted Teen Survival Guide.