Addressing Youth Suicide:  Support for Educators  Handout  Lisa Van Gemert


Advocating Without Alienating   Tracy Elford


Alternative Methods for Reading Response  Dr. Suzanne Porath


Alphabetic Codes Handout  Nolan Sump


Anxiety Handout  Dr. Joan Jacobs


​Boredom  Dr. Kristofor Wiley


Codice Obscura   Nolan Sump


College Prep from Two Perspectives  Angie Bayliff and Leigh Johnson


College Search Resource Handout  Leigh Johnson


Creating a Climate for Reading Handout  Dr. Joan Jacobs


Curriculum with a Kick  Dr. Kristofor Wiley


Does the Gifted IEP Make a Difference?  Dr. Jessica LaFollette


Evaluation and Eligibility Determination for Gifted Using Response to Intervention  Deborah McVey

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Gifted Kids: Who They Are, What They Need, and Why They Don't Have It  Dr. Richard Courtright 


Just the Facts:  Research-based  Findings about Gifted Education  Dr. Richard Courtright


Just the Right Word Handout  Dr. Joan Jacobs


Let Gifted Kids Be Themselves, Questions? Inquiries? Ask.  Dr. Brandi Klepper


Letters to the Young Gifted   Handout   Lisa Van Gemert


Perfectionism in the Gifted  Lisa Van Gemert


Perfectionism Podcasts  Lisa Van Gemert


Picture Books for Social Emotional Purposes Handout  Dr. Joan Jacobs


TLDR:  Too Long, Didn't Read.  Challenging Generation Z Learners  Mark Hess


Underachievement and the Gifted  Lisa Van Gemert


Understanding the Vast Potential of Gifted Nonverbal Ability in Generation Z  Mark Hess


Zoom Out to Zoom In:  Close Reading and Constructing Metaphors  Mark Hess




* Please note, not every presentation is available for public viewing


2019 KGTC Conference Presentations and Handouts