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CGCC First Tuesdays: Motivation and Enthusiasm

  • November 06, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Vine Academy, 125 South Vine, Hinsdale (second floor)
  • 35


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Join us for a roundtable for parents of gifted children on the first Tuesday of most months this school year. The discussions will loosely follow the book: A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children by Webb, et. al.   It is not too late for members to sign up for the whole series!

Register for the First Tuesdays in Hinsdale Series

This month we will discuss motivation and enthusiasm.  Gifted children can struggle with school and activities that assume they are less capable than they are.  They can get tired of waiting for others to catch up or catch on.  Sometimes it is just easier to be like everyone else.  

Those following along in the book might like to read chapter 4.  

First Tuesdays is facilitated by Kathy Nilles and Newenka DuMont.  Kathy is the mother of a gifted son, has a masters in gifted education and is the manager of  Parent Services for the National Association for Gifted Children.  Newenka is the parent of two gifted daughters, the president of the Chicago Gifted Community Center, on the board of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children and a master SENG Parent Group facilitator.  

The member fee for First Tuesdays is $3 per session or $10 for the remainder of the series. Non-members pay $ 6 per session.  Membership is $25 annually, won't you consider joining CGCC and supporting our mission to facilitate educational and emotional support for gifted children and their families?  Fee waivers are always available, contact Newenka DuMont for details.  

Register for Next Month: Discipline and Self-Management 

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The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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