Wednesday 15th March 2017.

4pm in Hobart: venue to be announced.  SAVE THE DATE.

TAG is thrilled to name Susan Assouline as our Gifted Awareness Week speaker.

Susan AssoulineSusan G. Assouline is the director of the Belin-Blank Center, holds the Myron and Jacqueline N. Blank Endowed Chair in Gifted Education, and is a professor of school psychology.  She is especially interested in identification of academic talent in elementary students and is co-author (with Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik) of both editions of Developing Math Talent:  A Comprehensive Guide to Math Education for Gifted Students in Elementary and Middle School. As well, she is co-developer of the Iowa Acceleration Scale, a tool designed to guide educators and parents through decisions about grade-skipping students.   In 2015, she co-edited with Nicholas Colangelo, Joyce Van Tassel-Baska, and Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik,  A Nation Empowered:  Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students.  She is the 2016 recipient of the NAGC Distinguished Scholar Award.