The Gifted Guru - PD Improv
Overview: The Gifted Guru, Lisa Van Gemert, is a nationally recognized speaker on gifted education. She is a former teacher, administrator, and parent of gifted children. Her presentations focus on translating research into language and strategies that all educators can use to improve their students' progress and learning. Tailoring her presentation to the needs and interests of the participants, Lisa will share best practices on topics such as:

  • Creativity and instructional strategies
  • Depth and complexity
  • Differentiation
  • Identification and assessment
  • Social and emotional needs of the gifted

A certificate of completion for 6 contact hours will be provided.
This PD meets core competencies outlined in Ohio's Operating Standards for Gifted Education.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: Registration will begin at 8:00 am. Training starts at 8:30 am and will end at 3:30 pm.

Location: ESC of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620

Target Audience: Administrators and teachers

Cost: $70 for ESC of Lake Erie West member districts. $100 for nonmember districts.   Fee includes lunch and instructional materials. Registration is not complete until fees are paid. Please send check payable to ESC of Lake Erie West to ESC of Lake Erie West, Attn: Elaine Robinson, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620. Please indicate on check the name of the person registered for the training. For questions about registration, contact Elaine Robinson at 419-246-3079 or