Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University

Media Relations

Berta Excellence in Education Workshop Series

Berta Excellence in Education Workshop Series

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU will host the Berta Excellence in Education Workshop Series for parents and educators of gifted and talented children October 24 and 25. The Berta series focuses on the social and emotional needs of gifted children. Thanks to the generosity of the Berta family, the events are free and open to the public. Both sessions will be held at the Carroll Knicely Center, 2355 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY.

The presenter is Dr. Tom Hébert, author of Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students. Dr. Hébert is a professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia. Prior to teaching graduate classes, he worked with gifted students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Parents Celebrating the Social and Emotional Lives of Their Gifted Children

Monday, October 24, 6:30 – 8 p.m. (CDT)

Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students (for Educators) (EILA credit available)

Tuesday, October 25, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (CDT)

The registration form is available on The Center for Gifted Studies website, Please submit it via fax (270.745.6279), email (, or by mailing it to the address listed on the form.  There is more information about The Center’s educational offerings on The Center for Gifted Studies website under Programming.

All News  Now Viewing Category: All
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Media Relations
Academic Affairs
Augenstein Alumni Center
Instruments of American Excellence
Emergency Preparedness
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Library News
Office of Sustainability
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Ogden News
WKU Greeks News
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Parent's Association
Student Activities and Organizations
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Government Association News
Van Meter Auditorium
Teaching News
Study Abroad
Student Research Council
Student Employment
WKU Joint Admissions
International Student Office
Human Resources News
Cultural Enhancement Series
The Confucius Institute
Campus Activities Board
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Student Union
Health Services
Hardin Planetarium
News from The Center for Gifted Studies
Student Financial Assistance
Downing Museum
Etown & Fort Knox
Employee Wellness
Latest Headlines
Parking Lot Closures and Energy Conservation

May 18th to August 13th


SJ&B students win all four competitions; Meek, Wolffbrandt qualify for national finals

WKU Habitat for Humanity group volunteering May 18-23 in Nebraska
Featured Articles
61 Students Graduate in The Gatton Academy's Class of 2015

On Saturday (May 16), 61 students representing 37 counties from across Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton Academyís eighth graduation ceremony in Van Meter Hall.

KRS Students Participate in Indianapolis Sport Facility Symposium
Gatton Academy Team Competes in 2015 National Science Bowl

Seniors Brian Carlson, Ben Guthrie, Paul Hudson, Ben Riley and junior Rohan Deshpande were members of the team who traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete at the 25th National Science Bowl.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 9/24/14