Tuition and Registration

Registration Information for 2018 Summer Gifted Institute

Enrollment is now open for all sessions of the 2018 Summer Gifted Institute and “Back to School” Demonstration. Each session is individually priced.

Individuals and groups may register online using a credit card for any of the 2018 Summer Gifted Institute events. If paying with a purchase order or check, please contact Cecilia Olmos to process your registrations.

Register online

Cecilia Olmos
Phone: (213) 740-8536

All sessions include complimentary continental breakfast, box lunch, and parking.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for purchase at $35 per CEU

About the Sessions

Session 1:
A Differentiated Continuum: Lessons and Units of Study

June 18 and June 19, 2018
(2-day workshop)
8:30am – 3:30pm
Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
Workshop Fees: $395
The concept and utilization of a Differentiated Continuum of Curriculum and Instruction is a new and innovative technique to define a progressive series of teaching/learning experiences that respond to the introduction and implementation of challenge and academic rigor. The presentation will include Differentiated techniques and materials from simple to complex, from what can be implemented with a group of students to personalized learning for a gifted student.

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Session 2:
Gifted Education in the Early Years

June 20, 2018
(1-day workshop)
8:30am – 3:30pm
Amy King Dundon-Berchtold University Club of USC – Scriptorium Room
Workshop Fees: $195
This one-day workshop focuses on addressing the gifted in grades preschool through second. The themes of this one-day workshop are answering the questions of how to identify at an early age, how to integrate basic and challenging play and inquiry-based learning opportunities for young students.

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Session 3:
Teacher as Collegial Coach

June 21, 2018
(1-day workshop)
8:30am – 3:30pm
Amy King Dundon-Berchtold University Club of USC – Scriptorium Room
Workshop Fees: $195
This one-day workshop formulizes the often informal requests of teachers to help other teachers as they plan and teach their gifted students. This presentation will emphasize specific ways to become a specially designated or voluntary collegial coach for teachers of the gifted.

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Session 4:
“Back to School” Demonstration School

August 8, 9, and 10
(3-day workshop)
8:30am – 3:30pm
Carlthorp School, Santa Monica
Workshop Fees: $495
This three-day back-to-school gifted institute will enable teachers to visit demonstration classrooms to view differentiated classroom environmental materials such as learning centers and exemplary lessons in grades 2-6 that illustrate current curricular and instructional strategies to challenge the gifted. Visit classrooms, participate in discussions, and construct curricular materials.

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Ideal For

Participants in the program should include, but are not limited to:  

  • Classroom teachers
  • GATE teachers
  • Principals
  • Special Education teachers
  • Mentor teachers
  • BTSA and Induction Coordinators
  • Curriculum designers
  • Content team leaders