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The 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium & Benefit includes topics on talent development, social & emotional development and how to navigate the practical matters for parents and educators of NYCs high potential youth, from pre-k through middle school. As requested by NYC families, the keynote, Finding Nourishment for Advanced Learners in Today’s Education Desert by Johns Hopkins Center for Talent Youth’s Dr. Elaine Hansen and a Thought Leaders Conversation– The Secret Sauce: Articulating What Works in Educating High Ability Youth Citywide will focus on best practices for supporting high ability youth throughout NYC.  A Curated Exhibit Hall will feature the best and most unique programs to support the passion, interest and talent areas of our children. The Education Technology Discovery Showcase allows parents and educators to test drive innovative programs that support teachers and students in the classroom and children and their parents at home. And finally, the Michael Perelstein Discover Your Passion awardees, the third cohort of talented NYC youth with talents that include the arts, comedic performance, computer science, music and chess, will exemplify what gifted and talented education looks like in practice.
To learn more about the organizer, Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC], see our site at PALWorkshopsnyc.org.

Not sure what sessions to attend? Our top picks by age range are below:
Parents of Pre-Schoolers + Kindergarteners: Thought Leaders + Keynote, Any of the Talent Development, Intro to Social & Emotional Development, Flip Side of Gifted, ABCs of Pre-K, It’s Elementary, 2E, Gifted Ed Toolkit, Diversity Topic, Secret Sauce Part 2
Rising K-5th grade, Elementary School Parents:  Thought Leaders + Keynote, Any of the Talent Development, Intro to Social & Emotional Development, Flip Side of Gifted, Dog Ate My iPad,  It’s Elementary, Navigating Middle School,  2E, Gifted Ed Toolkit, Gender Topic, Diversity Topic, What to Do When It’s Not the Right Fit, Secret Sauce Part 2, Genius: Then, Now & Tomorrow
Rising 5-8th graders, Middle School Parents:  Thought Leaders + Keynote, All of the Talent Development, Intro to Social & Emotional Development, Flip Side of Gifted, Dog Ate My iPad, Middle School Mayhem,  Navigating Middle School, Pathway to Highschool,  2E, Gifted Ed Toolkit, Gender Topic, Diversity Topic, What to Do When It’s Not the Right Fit, Secret Sauce Part 2, Genius: Then, Now & Tomorrow 
Saturday, March 12 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Discovering Your Child’s Talent, Passion & Learning Style LIMITED

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Join us for a lively discussion on how we as parents and educators can best support the passion, talent and interests of our children and students, as well as be aware of their learning styles and social and emotional needs that drive them to reach their potential.

Dan Chang of Thrively, an organization that measure 23 strength factors to provide children, their parents and educators a roadmap for finding purpose and fulfillment in life and Anny Yang of Child Mind Institute bring their expertise to this informative panel to help parents and educators develop a framework and vocabulary for understanding gifted and talented children.


Speakers
avatar for Dan Chang, MBA

Dan Chang, MBA

Chief Operating Officer, Thrively
Dan Chang is the chief operating officer of Thrively. Dan joined Thrively after a 13 year career in public education, where he led several noteworthy reform efforts in Los Angeles. He is co-founder of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education and helped open several of LA’s highest... Read More →
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Anny Yang, PhD

Associate Neuropsychologist, Child Mind Institute
Dr. Yang specializes in the evaluation and treatment of learning, behavioral and academic disorders in children, adolescents and adults.  She has specific interest and expertise in conducting in-depth diagnostic, developmental, neuropsychological and personality assessments of children... Read More →


Saturday March 12, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
W400 New York Law School