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Leading the Way for Portrait of a Graduate

Monday and Tuesday, October 23 – 24


Register for conference here (Registration deadline:  October 17, 2017)


Conference Agenda is posted below.

For a more detailed view of individual sessions please visit our conference website.


Hilton Norfolk The Main

100 East Main Street

Norfolk, VA 23510

A block of rooms has been reserved for October 22, 2017 - October 24, 2017.
The special room rate will be available until October 1, 2017
or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Click here for reservation link information



Helping Virginia's Public Schools


 Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Richard M. Cash


Dr. Cash holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, and the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota.  In addition to work in magnet schools for gifted students and as a curriculum specialist, he has been the Administrator of Gifted Programs in Rochester, Minnesota, and the Director of Gifted Programs for the Bloomington Public Schools in Minnesota.  He has presented internationally on research-based strategies and techniques with proven connections to increased student achievement and has published numerous articles and books, including Advancing Differentiation:  Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century and Self-Regulation in the Classroom:  Helping Students Learn How to Learn.   At the end of the day, his greatest passion is helping teachers recognize the various talents all children possess and create learning experiences to allow those talents to flourish.


Dr. Carol V. Horn

Dr. Carol V. Horn is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston, has a Master of Education in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Gifted from the University of Virginia, and a doctorate in Teacher Preparation and Special Education from The George Washington University. She is the 2002 recipient of the Hollingsworth Award from the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) for outstanding research in the field of gifted education and in 2010 she received the first Outstanding Leader Award from the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary.  In 2015 she was recognized as a Coordinator of the Year by the National Association for Gifted Children. Dr. Horn has worked extensively to develop and implement the Young Scholars model, a comprehensive approach to finding and nurturing gifted potential in young learners from underrepresented populations. Young Scholars was featured as one of eight successful programs that support low-income high-ability students in the 2012 NAGC Unlocking Emergent Talent report.

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Click here to register  (Registration deadline:  October 17, 2017)

When:     October 23-24, 2017

Where:     Hilton Norfolk The Main

                 100 East Main Street

                 Norfolk, VA 23510



Cost:   $275 ($325 for non-members)
            (Includes breakfast and lunch)

           Space is limited and is expected to fill quickly.  Don’t delay securing your registration

Register: Registration opens August 1, 2017. Register deadline is October 17, 2017.

Conference Agenda: 

Monday, October 23, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.


9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

General Session:Welcome, Awards, and Keynote with Dr. Cash

Main Ballroom (4th Floor)


Break & Lunch


Breakout Session 1


Breakout Session 2


Snack Break


Breakout Session 3


Breakout Session 4 & EdCamp

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Exhibitors/Vendors Open


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Networking

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Session with Dr. Carol Horn

Main Ballroom (4th Floor)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 5

11:15 a.m. -12:15 pm.

Breakout Session 6

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


1:30-2:30 p.m.

Breakout Session 7

9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Exhibitors/Vendors Open


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