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Institute for the Development of Gifted Education

Conference 2016

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

Registration SOLD OUT
6th Annual Conference: February 4, 2016 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Registration and breakfast begin at 7am

Policy Symposium with reception held Wednesday February 3, 2016 4:30-7:00 pm (panel members:  Dr. James Delisle, Dr. Sylvia Rimm, Dr. Julia Link Roberts)


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  • Conference Strands Include:  Educators, Parents, Researcher
  • Exhibitor Information and Registration - NOW CLOSED
  • Palmarium Award Call for Nominations NOW CLOSED
  • Call for proposals NOW CLOSED

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.



Hotel Information - ROOM BLOCK IS FULL

Holiday Inn Denver - Cherry Creek  
for a special discounted rate of $105 you can call the hotel directly at 303.388.5561 or 888.388.6129 and mention the 2016 IDGE Conference Block

or book online here