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ONLY Gifted Support Group Meeting

  • April 21, 2020
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online Zoom Meeting, The Institute for Educational Advancement

The Institute for Educational Advancement presents:

Question and Answer Forum with IEA President Betsy Jones
DIGITAL ONLY GIFTED SUPPORT GROUP

Speaker: Betsy Jones, IEA President

IEA President, Betsy Jones, is leading a Gifted Support Group for a community Q&A. Ms. Jones is an expert in the gifted field and will be taking your questions and answering them live. We encourage you to submit questions early by replying to your confirmation email as well as asking questions during the event. This discussion is free and will take place via zoom. A link will be sent upon registration.

About the Speaker

Ms. Jones has been an educator, researcher and administrator of educational programs for over 30 years. She holds a Master’s degree in special education from the University of Southern California and has completed doctoral work in the field of educational policy and learning theory. Ms. Jones served as the Associate Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth and the Director of the Western Region for ten years prior to founding the Institute for Educational Advancement in 1998. While at CTY, Elizabeth served as Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Sally Ride and Dr. JoBea Way for a NASA and National Science Foundation sponsored educational initiative called KidSat. She received recognition from the National Diffusion Network for the creation and implementation of exemplary programs for underserved gifted students and specialized in the intellectual, social and emotional needs of students. She created and implemented the SDB teacher recognition program and expanded the scope of services at CTY. As President of IEA she was contracted to assist in the creation and implementation of the Davidson Young Scholars program. She went on to lead in the creation and implementation of the award-winning Yunasa summer camp for the gifted and the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship program. Ms. Jones currently serves on the Advisory Board for GRO Gifted and the Board of Directors for Math Academy.

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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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