How To: Fix Gifted Identification in Your Texas District! High-quality gifted education services include opportunities for acceleration, grouping with other GT students, learning with depth and complexity, and affective support, all shown by research as important in enabling gifted students to reach their full potential. For decades, however, inequitable identification practices have resulted in theContinue reading
Category Archives: Equity in Gifted Education
Parent Advocacy in the Development of Black Male Scholars and Scholar-Ballers: a Panel Discussion for Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline
In November 2021, the Gifted Education Family Network partnered with the Minority Achievement, Creativity, and High-Ability Center (MACH-III) for an incredible panel discussion on parent advocacy for gifted and high-ability Black males. Watch the recording and learn more about the research on this subject and about the lived experiences of the panelists.
past / Nov. 18, 2020: Advocating for Marginalized Gifted Students of Color ~ Dr. Kristina Henry Collins
Free event from the Mirman School: Advocating for Marginalized Gifted Students of Color with Dr. Kristina Henry Collins, Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6:00pm! Details and registration below: “Due to social and historical inequities, bright Black and Latinx students are often not identified as gifted. Even those who are, often don’t have access to the rigorContinue reading “past / Nov. 18, 2020: Advocating for Marginalized Gifted Students of Color ~ Dr. Kristina Henry Collins”
Article: “But how will we serve them now?” By Meredith Austin, Ed.D.
With some certainty emerging about the “look” of Texas public schools next year, gifted education leaders must review current practices, adapt our models, and ensure that each of our students learns something new every day. Click here to read the full article on Medium.com
past / SENG Panel of 13 Leading Black Scholars of GT Education
Online event hosted by SENG – Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted Join SENG’s next Presidential Town Hall Meeting for two exclusive SENGinar panel discussions with 13 leading Black Scholars in Gifted and Talented Education. Parents and educators are encouraged to attend and learn from the panelists’ personal testimonies, strategies, and practices. Presenters for thisContinue reading “past / SENG Panel of 13 Leading Black Scholars of GT Education”
Black Families Matter
The leaders of the Gifted Education Family Network (GEFN) are devastated by the recent and senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. We recognize that the events of the past month do not exist in isolation. We condemn unjust practices and policies that historically have harmed, endangered, and oppressed Black families inContinue reading “Black Families Matter”