For the first time in NYC history, we’re dedicating a week to supporting all of NYCs talented and high potential youth.
Join us for a week-long NYC Gifted & Talented & 2E Week- NYCGT2EWK- March 12- 18, 2016
Bookended by the 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium and the Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference, the NYC G&T + 2E WEEK is a week-long collaboration among PALNYC, The Quad Prep School, The Lang School, NAGC, AGATE, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Tutorlist, NY Family and others to support the strengths, talents and developmental needs of NYC youth. The calendar of events and details are posted here.
saturday, march 12, 2016
Plus, this year we are pleased to offer a strand dedicated to professional development for educators for $15 for our schools.
monday, march 14, 2016
Executive Function: Help Your Child Manage School (and life) Presented by Tutorlist at City Year March 12– 6-8 pm • City Year – 20 West 22nd Street 3rd Floor, NYC • FREE
In middle and high school, students start transitioning to adulthood and take on more responsibility and a larger academic and social load. Students often struggle with managing their assignments and extracurriculars on their own, and parents wonder how they can best help. Join us to learn: Signs that your middle or high schooler is struggling with self management, Why executive function skills are so challenging, and what’s going on in your child’s developing brain, Tactical solutions to help your child become more organized, confident, and independent. Featured Speakers from Packer Collegiate Institute: Catherine Jennings, Science Department, Nitya York, English Department and Dean of 7th/8th grade Kate Gleeson, Learning Specialist.
tuesday, march 15, 2016
The Lang School Open House. March 15 • 12- 2 pm • The Lang School – 11 Broadway, Suite 300, NYC • FREE
As part of the NYC G&T & 2E Week events, The Lang School is opening their doors to share their unique program for high potential K-12 students in NYC that provides students with an academically rigorous, gifted education curriculum in the context of a school culture rich with S.E.L. (social emotional learning), E.F. (Executive Functions/organization and planning), Mindset (motivation, perseverance and resilience), and academic supports that are both integrated into the classroom and flexibly available 1:1 on a menu basis. The parents of our G&T and 2e students are looking for an innovative, progressive education for their college-bound children and a like-minded community of diverse, actively involved parents. School Leadership will be available to answer questions about the program and provide classroom visits. Refreshments will be served. (Note that photo IDs must be provided before entry into the school.)
thursday & friday, march 17 & 18, 2016
The second annual Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference,- now a 2-day event- March 17 (evening) – March 18, Presented by The Quad Preparatory School and The 2e Study Center at The Quad in partnership with The Cooper Union. Evening Opening Reception with Special Guest Michelle Garcia Winner; Morning Keynote: Wired To Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind with Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. AND Special Afternoon Screening of 2e The Movie Sponsored by The NYU Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, Part of Reelablities: NY Disabilities Film Festival on Saturday March 18th @ 3:30 PM.