Gifted Academy for Parents Workshops

  • Gifted Parent Session - Executive Functioning

    Tuesday, October 18, 2022

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: Ryan Elementary School - 4600 Bright Angel Way, Chandler

    What are executive functioning skills?  How do we help students practice and improve these skills at home and at school?

    April Dailey, CUSD Gifted Specialist, & Dan Utrera, Weinberg Gifted Academy School Counselor, will host an informational presentation to answer these questions and more.

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  • Gifted Parent Session - Perfectionism

    Wednesday, February 8, 2023

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: Jacobson Elementary School, 1515 NW Jacaranda Pkwy., Chandler 

    What is perfectionism?  It doesn't always look like the stereotypical overachiever.  So then - what does perfectionism look like?  How do we help students overcome perfectionism?

    April Dailey, CUSD Gifted Specialist, & Dan Utrera, Weinberg Gifted Academy School Counselor, will host an informational presentation to answer these questions and more.

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  • Gifted Parent Session - Underachievement

    Thursday, March 30, 2023

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: Knox Gifted Academy, 700 W. Orchid Ln. Chandler

    What does underachievement look like in the classroom?  Underachievement is often caused by a student's unrealistic expectations of themselves.  How do we help students reduce underachievement?

    April Dailey, CUSD Gifted Specialist, & Dan Utrera, Weinberg Gifted Academy School Counselor, will host an informational presentation to answer these questions and more.

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  • Gifted Parent Session - Gifted Overview

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: Weinberg Gifted Academy - 5245 S. Val Vista Dr., Gilbert

    Who are gifted students?  What is asynchrony and overexcitability and how do they affect gifted students?  How is neurodiversity related to giftedness?  

    April Dailey, CUSD Gifted Specialist, & Dan Utrera, Weinberg Gifted Academy School Counselor, will host an informational presentation to answer these questions and more.

    Presentation

    Neurodiversity and Gifted Education article

    NAGC Information for Parents on Asynchrony

    Overexcitability Information from SENG 

    Neurodiversity Podcast

    SENG Model Parent Group

    AAGT Parent Institute

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