In this course, education expert Angela Osborne leads participants through the process from start to finish. Ms. Osborne explores the myths many believe about acceleration and reviews a data-driven process for making placement decisions. The course also includes an overview of Ohio’s acceleration policy.
This 5-hour course is the perfect tool for educators to refer to throughout their careers whenever you encounter a student who may need to be accelerated. You’ll learn about:
- What acceleration is
- Who makes a good candidate for acceleration
- Common myths and the truth about acceleration
- The question of maturity
- Pathways to acceleration
- Acceleration alternatives
This course applies to the following standards:
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.