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South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium

Broward County Public Schools - Math, Science & Gifted Department

Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration Ended $30.00 $0.00
General Registration Ended $40.00 $0.00

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South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium

Broward County Public Schools, in partnership with the Kennedy Center Partners in Education, Broward Cultural Division, and Broward Center for the Performing Arts, is pleased to host the South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium: Cognition and the Arts.  The event provides a learning forum for educational and parenting aspects unique to gifted and talented learners.  The Symposium brings together thousands of educators, parents, community leaders and businesses to examine strategies and practices critical to teaching of gifted and high-achieving learners and positive parenting.  Experts from across the country and South Florida will comprise the program, including nationally renowned educators Dr. Sally Reis and Dr. Eric Booth.  Dr. Reis will provide the keynote address and Dr. Booth will present on multiple intelligences and the use of the arts to reach gifted and talented students. Other breakout sessions include topics such as:

  • Cognitive cross-training
  • Creative thinking and the Arts
  • Improvised Shakespeare
  • Fostering Resilient Children
  • Underachieving Gifted Students
  • Evidence-based instructional strategies and materials
  • Exemplary music performances and art exhibitions from Broward County Public Schools

An early registration fee of $30.00 is available to registrants before October 5th.  On October 5th, registration will increase to $40.00

Registration is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend you can transfer your pass to another person.

Parking Information

Security checkpoints exist at all entrances to Port Everglades.  Please be advised that every driver as well as passengers in the vehicle over 17 years of age WILL be required to provide a valid government-issued photo ID (such as a current driver’s license or passport). Parking rates are listed below.


0 Minutes - 1 Hour  $3.00
 1 Hour - 5 Hours  $6.00
 Each Additional Hour, Up to 7 Hours (or part thereof)  $1.00
 7 Hours - 9 Hours  $10.00
 9 Hours - 11 Hours  $12.00
Have questions about South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium? Contact Broward County Public Schools - Math, Science & Gifted Department

When & Where

Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Broward County Public Schools - Math, Science & Gifted Department

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