Learn about the different areas of giftedness and how to provide individualized support for your gifted students. Ms. Osborne and Ms. Palmer will also provide resources to teachers that they can use to educate parents about gifted students. De-mystify gifted identification and learn how to help your gifted students excel.
In this course you will discover:
- Assessments and checklists for identifying gifted students in Ohio
- Four areas of gifted education
- How to provide equal opportunities for gifted identification
- A real-life example of a gifted student profile
Click here for a leader’s guide created by the Ohio Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Angela Osborne is the first vice president of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. She serves as gifted coordinator for Marion City Schools. Angela earned a BA and MBA prior to discovering her love of teaching. She then completed coursework through Ohio State University and the University of Connecticut to earn her gifted licensure. She has been in the field of education for 15 years, all of which have been passionately focused on working with gifted students. Angela is a member of the Gifted Coordinators of Central Ohio (GCCO) and is currently serving as a representative to the OAGC Governing Board.
Suzanne Palmer is the president-elect of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. She has been in gifted education for nearly 20 years. She started her teaching career as a gifted intervention specialist with Westerville City Schools in the full-time, self-contained gifted program for grade 5. During that time, Suzanne earned her master’s in gifted and talented development from Ashland University. Suzanne became a national board-certified teacher while teaching in the full-time gifted program and went on to complete her principal’s license through the Ohio State University. Suzanne has served as gifted education coordinator for Westerville City Schools for five years. She is now the gifted services coordinator for Worthington Schools.