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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.

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