District Gifted & Talented Programming

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Tammy Moynihan
Agency Assistant: Betty Kaliebe 920-855-2114 Ext. 252
Location: CESA 8
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Facility: Aspen
2/25/2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Dr. Mark Schwingle, DPI Education Consultant - Gifted/Talented, will be here to facilitate a conversation about district gifted and talented programming. Resources, strategies, and practices will be shared for the development of a G/T program or the enhancement of current programming. 


Topics will include but not be limited to the following: 

  • Determining local excellence gaps;

  • Culturally and linguistically responsive approaches (e.g. TOPS) for the identification of high-ability/high-potential students in need of additional academic challenge;

  • Methods for supporting newly identified students, including specific differentiation approaches for gifted learners; and 

  • How to effectively engage families of high-ability/high-potential students.


The first 30 registered participants will receive the following free resources:

  • Book - Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics by Heacox & Cash

  • Book - Powerful Partnerships: A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success by Mapp, Carver, and Lander

  • Identification Tool - U-STARS~PLUS TOPS


Participants should bring a fully-charged electronic device and district G/T programming plan. 


Date: February 25, 2020

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: CESA 8

Cost: $25 for CIA member districts, $50 for all others

For more information, contact Tammy Moynihan at



CANCELLATION POLICY: Any registration cancellation must be received 7 days prior to the scheduled date to receive a refund or avoid invoicing. CESA 8 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 8 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. Registered participants not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 8 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Participants will be notified via email through if a cancellation occurs. Please make sure all of your contact information is correct in DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 8 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 8 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVEN YOU CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEOTAPE taken during the course for publicity, promotional, and/or educational purposes including but not limited to publications, presentations, newsletters, internet, and social media sources. I do this with full knowledge and consent to waive all claims for compensation for the use or for damages. If you do not consent to this statement, please send a written notice via email to the agency contact listed on the workshop posting.