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Unlocking Potential: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students From Low-Income Households

Presenters: Tamra Stambaugh, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, and Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Ph.D., Northwestern University

This free webinar focuses on evidence-supported identification systems, tools, and strategies for identifying and supporting gifted students from low-income households. Attendees will also discover curriculum models, resources, and instructional strategies for supporting these students, as well as build their understanding of the important role that intra- and interpersonal skills, ethnicity/race, families, school systems, and communities play in these students' school and learning experiences.

This webinar was recorded on March 2, 2021. 

Unlocking Potential: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students From Low-Income Households from Prufrock Press on Vimeo.


About Unlocking Potential

This edited book, written by authors with extensive experience in working with gifted students from low-income households, focuses on ways to translate the latest research and theory into evidence-supported practices that impact how schools identify and serve these students. Learn more.


About the Presenters

Tamra Stambaugh, Ph.D., is an associate research professor of special education and director of Programs for Talented Youth (PTY) at Vanderbilt University. She holds a Ph.D. in education policy, planning, and leadership with an emphasis on gifted education and instructional supervision. Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University. She has more than 24 years of experience designing and conducting educational programs for learners of all ages including summer programs, weekend programs, distance learning programs, programs for underrepresented gifted students, as well as workshops for parents and teachers.


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