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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 
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Gate Hill Day Camp

An Amazing Summer Experience for Children 

Whether it’s the 33 acres of magnificent facility or the nurturing philosophy instilled in every staff member, Gate Hill Day Camp is truly a special place for campers and their parents. With heated pools, a splash park, outdoor adventure, sports fields & courts, Early Childhood Play Center, creative & performing arts, horseback riding and so much more, Gate Hill offers children an experience of a lifetime. With door to door transportation, towel service, lunch, updated weekly website photos, and ongoing parent communication, Gate Hill provides exceptional service and benefits for parents as well. GHDC has been family owned and operated for two generations by Josh, Bob, and Jennifer Male. Serving Rockland, Westchester, Manhattan, Bergen & Orange county campers ages 3-15. We also offer focused programs in Early Childhood, Explorers: Enrichment & Exploration and Teen Travel. 

Meet Gate Hill’s Directors, see the facility, and learn more about the Gate Hill experience. Private tours of camp are scheduled 7 days per week

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