Tue, Apr 26|
SENGinar: Strategies for Educators to Support the Psychosocial and Career Development of the Gifted
Time & Location
Apr 26, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
About The Event
Educators have an opportunity to support gifted students’ post-secondary transition by developing social and emotional skills that are critical for career development and well-being.
This session explores critical psychosocial skills needed for the talent development of gifted and twice-exceptional learners and strategies for educators to support gifted adolescents’ social and emotional development to help them better navigate relationships with colleagues and thrive in the workspace.
About the Presenter:
Joi Lin (she/her) is a 4 th year PhD student and adjunct professor of curriculum and instruction, specializing in gifted education leadership at the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver. Frustrated with her own lack of learning about giftedness, both as a profoundly gifted person, and as a teacher, she is passionate about supporting the career development and wellbeing of the gifted, and the professionals who support us. Joi also works as Director of Professional Education at the Gifted Development Center, serves on the board of SoulSpark Learning, and chairs the Educators and Gifted Youth Committee at the Mensa Foundation.