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The Wedge Annual Scholar Presentation

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TAG FALL INSTITUTE
     September 12, 2014

FALL BREAK IN SPAIN
     October 3 - 12, 2014

FALL SUPER SATURDAYS
     November 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2014

TWICE EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS SEMINAR
     November 5, 2014

WINTER SUPER SATURDAYS
     February 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2015

SCATS
June 7 - 19, 2015

VAMPY
June 21 - July 11, 2015

ADVANCED PLACEMENT SUMMER INSTITUTE
June 22 - 26, 2015

THE SUMMER CAMP
July 13 - 17, 2015

Wedge Annual Speaker Series

The 2014 Wedge
Annual Scholar Presentations

Dr. Jonathan Plucker

Dr. Plucker is the Raymond Neag Endowed Professor in Educational Leadership and Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut's Neag School of Education.  He was previously a Professor of Educational Psychology and Cognitive Science at Indiana University, where he was the founding director of the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy.  His work defining and studying excellence gaps is part of a larger effort to reorient policymakers' thinking about how best to promote success and high achievement for all children.  His past leadership roles include serving as president of Division 10 of the American Psychological Association and chair of the Research and Evaluation Division of the National Association for Gifted Children.  His work is widely mentioned in the media, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times,  and Newsweek.


Pictures from the 2014 Wedge Series
with Dr. Jonathan Plucker

Registration

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SESSIONS:

Excellence Gaps:  What They Are and Why They Are Important to You
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gary Ransdell Hall Room 2064
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Excellence Gaps:  How They Affect Our Children and Society, and How to Shrink Them
Thursday, March 20, 2014
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Augenstein Alumni Center Ballroom
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

The "State of the Art" in the Science of Creativity:  Theory, Research, Education, and Assessment
Thursday, March 20, 2014
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Augenstein Alumni Center Ballroom
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
 

This event is free and open to the public, thanks to the generosity of the Wedge family for establishing the Wedge Endowed Professorship.

 

Parking at the Alumni Square Garage will be free to participants on March 20.


EILA Credit is available for both sessions on Thursday.

 

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

Phone: 270-745-6323
Email: gifted@wku.edu

 Last Modified 4/29/14