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Friday, October 14 • 8:45am - 10:00am
Keynote: The Key Elements of Gifted Performance

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Is my child gifted? This question continues to generate considerable debate in educational and policy circles.  In this presentation, Dr. Worrell will argue that  giftedness is the the result of the interaction of multiple variables, including general ability, domain-specific abilities, psychosocial factors, and environmental factors. He will further argue that being gifted as an adult is not “pre-ordained” and provide suggestions for educators and parents to work to increase the probabilities of developing gifted adults. 

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Dr. Frank Worrell

Professor; Faculty Director of the School of Psychology Program, University of California, Berkeley
Frank C. Worrell is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where he serves as Faculty Director of the School Psychology Program, the Academic Talent Development Program, and the California College Preparatory Academy. He also holds... Read More →



Friday October 14, 2016 8:45am - 10:00am CDT
Sandstone Ballroom