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Sunday, February 23

8:00am PST

Parenting Young Adults
This panel will highlight the journeys of parenting 2e students who are 18-25. The moderator will stimulate discussion by having panelist describe the particular challenges of supporting and empowering young adults through college, to work, and through whatever is ahead. Personal experiences and practical ideas will be shared.


Kim Vargas

Site Coordinator, Bridges Academy
Kim Vargas received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She began her teaching career as a bilingual first grade teacher. She taught for three years, before leaving to study under noted Gifted and Talented expert, Dr. Barbara... Read More →

Eileen Brennan

Bridges Academy
Eileen Brennan, an attorney-R.N., received a nursing degree from Mt. Saint Mary’s College, a B.A. from UCLA in history and her J.D. from Loyola Law School. She worked for many years as an ICU nurse, specializing in medical trauma, neurology, and respiratory illnesses. As an attorney... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 8:00am - 8:45am PST
Mesquite GH

11:00am PST

Las intensidades y sensibilidades de los estudiantes superdotados

Es importante reconocer las intensidades y sensibilidades de los estudiantes superdotados para encontrar las maneras más efectivas de apoyar su desarrollo y rendimiento escolar. En esta sesión revisaremos las sobreexcitabilidades más comunes de los superdotados. *This sessión will be conducted in Spanish.

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Nereida Prado

K-12 GATE Program Specialist, Santa Ana Unified School District
Nereida Prado is currently the K-12 GATE Program Specialist for the Santa Ana Unified School District. She began her career as a classroom teacher in a dual-immersion program, focusing on gifted education and developing academically centered training for Spanish speaking parents... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am PST
Smoketree C

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