Susan Winebrenner, M.S.

Susan Winebrenner is a consultant and author who works with school districts to help them translate current educational research into classroom practice. Susan presents workshops on a variety of topics, including Teaching Gifted Students, Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties, Teaching Strategies for the Mixed-Ability Classroom and how to effectively use Cluster Grouping. Her books include: The Cluster Grouping Handbook, with Dina Brulle
s, Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom, Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom.
http://www.susanwinebrenner.com/

Presentation:
Teaching Strategies to Challenge Gifted Students in Any Classroom


Jack Naglieri, Ph.D
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Jack A. Naglieri, Ph.D. is research professor for University of Virginia and professor emeritus of psychology at George Mason University located in Fairfax, Virginia. He is the author of over 250 articles, books, and tests most of which involve assessment of ability, personality, behavior, and resilience. His work with gifted has centered on nonverbal assessment of general ability and particularly fair evaluation of children from culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
http://www.jacknaglieri.com/

Presentation:
Identifying and Enfranchising Gifted Students from Underrepresented Populations


Dina Brulles, Ph.D.

Dr. Brulles is the Director of Gifted Education Services in the Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona where she has developed a continuum of gifted education programs. She is also Interim Coordinator of Gifted Programs at Arizona State University. Dina currently serves on SENG’s Editorial Board and on their Diversity Committee and also serves on the NAGC’s Equity and Diversity Committee. Dr. Brulles’ publications include, The Cluster Grouping Handbook: How To Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement For All, Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classrooms, and Helping All Gifted Children Learn: A Teacher’s Guide to Using the NNAT.
http://www.giftededucationconsultants.com/

Presentation:
Restructuring Gifted Education Services for the Twenty-First Century with the Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model