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Westfield PTC to Host 3rd Annual Gifted Resources Seminar

WESTFIELD, NJ - Families with children in grades K-12 are invited to attend the annual Gifted Resources Seminar, a free event organized by the Westfield Gifted Ed PTC to provide a wide range of information and enrichment opportunities to the community about a variety of programs designed for children of different ages and interests. Admission criteria for these programs varies.

The event will be held on Wednesday, March 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Edison Intermediate School, located at 800 Rahway Avenue in Westfield, NJ. Admission to Westfield’s Gifted Program is not a prerequisite to attend this event.

The keynote speaker this year is child psychologist Alison Brown. She will speak on the importance of gifted education. Brown is the author of "Bringing up Bright Kids: Friendship and Social Skills."

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Representatives from HEROES, Stanford Online High School, Rutgers Summer Scholars Program, New Jersey Association for Gifted Children,  Summer Institute for the Gifted , Robot Revolution, Johns Hopkins CTY, Montclair State University Gifted and Talented Program, Westfield Odyssey of the Mind and Westfield Debate will be available to provide information and materials about their programs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the hallway outside the Edison auditorium.

This event is sponsored by the Westfield Gifted Ed PTC and is open to parents, teachers and students. The mission of the Gifted Ed PTC is to promote and support the intellectual curiosity of  all students in the Westfield school district. The committee also provides support to the students and families that are admitted to and participate in Westfield’s Gifted Education Program.

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