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Welcome to the 57th Annual California Association for the Gifted Conference!
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Saturday, February 23 • 7:45am - 8:45am
Diversity in GATE

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Gifted and Talented Education is being held back from our diverse populations in California. Gifted children are reported to make up only 6% of a public school’s population, thus going vastly overlooked. This presentation will define the term GATE and discuss some the common characteristics found in gifted children of all backgrounds, as well as impart strategies for identifying, teaching and advocating for our GATE population in the public school system.

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Crystal Kerns

GATE Coordinator, Victor Elementary School District
Crystal teaches at Galileo Academy, a public school focusing on providing gifted and talented education to underrepresented children. Her degree is in Liberal Studies with a supplemental in English. She is pursuing a Master’s in Adult Education. As a Latina in a single parent home... Read More →
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Renee Longshore

GATE Coordinator, Victor Elementary School District
Renee has taught for 17 years, grades K-12, teacher credentialing, and in the GATE masters program for Azusa Pacific University. Her degree is in English with a secondary teaching emphasis, and a master’s degree in English Composition. Renee’s current teaching position is third... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 7:45am - 8:45am
Smoketree C Room

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