Parenting Gifted Children Conference

 

 

This Conference has been canceled due to unforseen circumstances.

The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies in The University of Southern Mississippi College of Education and Psychology the Annual Parenting Gifted Children Conference. The conference is offered to help parents and other concerned adults better understand the unique intellectual, academic and social-emotional needs of the gifted and talented. All sessions are open to anyone who attends.  Child care will be available in the building.

 The conference will include time for parents, professionals and other interested adults to meet and interact. Books pertaining to the gifted will be available for purchase at the conference.

Parenting Gifted Children Conference 2015

                     Date: May 9, 2015                                          Time: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

                     Place: The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg Campus

J.B George Building, Room 101, 102, 142, and 105

 

Cyber-Bullying

Dr. Joy Hines, Visiting Assistant Professor,

Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi

Build Social Skills and Peer Interaction

Dr. Alisa Lowrey, Associate Professor

Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi

Advocate for Your Child

Dr. Heather Houston, The University of Southern Mississippi

Gifted Education 101: Services, Resources, and Meeting Your Child’s Needs

Dr. Pola Jakacki, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education

The University of Southern Mississippi

Homeschooling

Parent Share

Common Core Embraces the Gifted Child: Exploration of Deeper Critical Thinking Skills

Dr. Jennifer Osborne, Assistant Professor

Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi

Understanding Your Twice-Exceptional Gifted Child

Mrs. Jennifer Ishee, M.Ed, Teacher in Jones County School District

Parent Discussion Panel

Moderator: Dr. Pola Jakacki

Interim Director, The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies

 

Registration will take place from 8:15-9:00 a.m. in J.B. George Building

 

You may register online, or this form may be downloaded 
Cost: $20 for one parent or $30 for both parents (Payments can be made by check or online by credit card.)


 

 

Downloadable Brochure

 

 

 

ONLINE APPLICATION