Gifted Education Bulletin
October 2018
Helping educators, counselors, administrators, and parents to meet the needs of gifted learners. 
Free Webinar: Critical Thinking Strategies for Gifted Learners
Critical and creative thinking skills should be integrated into the learning activities of all students. Join us at 4 p.m. on October 10 for a free webinar on teaching five critical thinking skills essential to the growth of gifted learners.   Register now.
Update: Endorsement for Gifted Education
The NJ Gifted Coalition has drafted legislation intended to improve gifted education services and programs, statewide, and is meeting with Assembly Education Committee members Andrew Zwicker and Angela McKnight to move it forward. The Coalition will also be speaking at a number of county superintendents’ round table meetings about the need for this legislation, and would be happy to set a time to meet with interested groups.  
Conference Schedule Now Available
The full schedule for the 2018 Rutgers Gifted Education Conference, along with workshop descriptions, is now available online. Sessions range from a workshop on useful technology tools for gifted learners to a panel discussion on exemplary programs. The November 30 conference will feature two keynote speakers, including Brian Housand and Joyce VanTassel-Baska. Learn more.
Reminders & Other Announcements:
Missed the webinar on gifted education leadership challenges? View a recording of the webinar here .

We are still accepting applications for the Joyce VanTassel-Baska and DoCS scholarships. These $1,000 awards support educators who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in working with gifted learners. Learn more .
View an archive of the Rutgers Gifted Education Bulletin   here .