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Wednesday, December 4
 

5:30pm CST

Diversity, Equity, and You: A Convening for Diverse G/T Educators and Their Allies
It is difficult to separate the equitable identification and outcomes for underrepresented populations in gifted education from the lack of teacher diversity. We know the impact teachers of color have on the identification of students of color in gifted programs and for maintaining high expectations for students whose genius we typically leave on the table. With this in mind, thinkLaw is excited to host this convening for diverse G/T educators and allies committed to increasing the diversity of our gifted teaching force. This event will include a brief summary of opportunities and barriers for diversifying G/T education, ideas for next steps leaders and TAGT can take to overcome these barriers, and lots of opportunities to network and build coalitions with leaders eager to increase diversity in the ranks of G/T educators.
Sponsored by thinkLaw

Speakers
avatar for Colin Seale

Colin Seale

Chief Executive Officer, ThinkLaw
Colin Seale was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where struggles in his upbringing gave birth to his passion for educational equity. Tracked early into gifted and talented programs, Colin was afforded opportunities his neighborhood peers were not. Using lessons from his experience... Read More →



Wednesday December 4, 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm CST
Bluebonnet/Dogwood JW Marriott Hill Country Hotel
 
Thursday, December 5
 

7:30pm CST

INSPIRE: TAGT Awards Celebration
Honoring outstanding contributions to the field of gifted education by educators, administrators, advocates, parent groups, and publications, INSPIRE: TAGT Awards Celebration allows you to support your peers doing good work. Join us for an inspiring conversation with the winners and a chance to celebrate their accomplishments. (Note, all invited; session does count for professional learning credit.)

Looking for Riverbend Pavilion? Exit the main lobby by Cibolo Moon restaurant, walk around the pool walkway to the right until you reach the outdoor event space. Follow the TAGT signs!

Thursday December 5, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm CST
Riverbend Pavilion