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IdeaFestival Bowling Green
Pete the Cat Storytime
Duke Tip Kentucky Recognition Ceremony
May 22, 2015
June 21 - July 11, 2015
Advanced Placement Summer Institute
June 22 - 26, 2015
The 2015 Wedge
Annual Scholar Presentations
Dr. Barbara Kerr
Barbara Kerr, Ph.D. holds an endowed chair as Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas and is an American Psychological Association Fellow. Her M.A. from the Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri are both in counseling psychology. Her research has focused on the development of talent, creativity, and optimal states, while training psychologists and counselors to be talent scouts who provide positive, strengths-based services.
Dr. Kerr founded the Guidance Laboratory for Gifted and Talented at the University of Nebraska; was Associate Director of the Belin-Blank National Center for Gifted and Talented at the University of Iowa; and co-director of the National Science Foundation projects for talented at risk girls at Arizona State University. She is editor of the recent Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development, and author of Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, and Giftedness; A Handbook for Counseling Gifted and Talented; co-author of Smart Boys: Talent, Masculinity, and the Search for Meaning, Counseling Girls and Women and over one hundred articles, chapters, and papers in the area of giftedness, talent, and creativity.
Dr. Kerr currently directs the Counseling Laboratory for the Exploration of Optimal States (CLEOS) at the University of Kansas, a research through service program that identifies and guides creative adolescents. With Karen Multon, she has co-directed the NSF Project, Milestones and Danger Zones for STEM Women.
Pictures from the 2014 Wedge Series
with Dr. Jonathan Plucker
- FEBRUARY 9, 2015
Strategies to Interest Young People in STEM
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gary A. Ransdell Hall Auditorium
- FEBRUARY 10, 2015
STEM and Creativity
8:30am - 3:00pm
Knicely Conference Center
EILA Credit is available for both sessions on Tuesday.
This event is free and open to the public, thanks to the generosity of the Wedge family for establishing the Wedge Endowed Professorship.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact The Center for Gifted Studies at:
The Center for Gifted Studies
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
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