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  February 3, 2009

Bi-Weekly Newsletter

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University professionals in gifted and talented teacher preparation review teacher standards, assessments, course syllabi and future initiatives.

Saturday-Sunday February 7-8, 2009
The Hyatt Regency Crystal City (VA) Hotel
Arlington, VA 22202

Teacher Preparation

Marshall University

Program requirements

West Virginia University

Program requirements

From the West Virginia Department of Education
Gifted Education's Position on Collaboration

Collaboration is important in meeting the exceptional needs of students identified as gifted in the general education classroom.

Collaboration does not do away with the need for direct services from a gifted education specialist; it should be part of a continuum of services.

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Support For Eligible 7th Graders. Application Due By April 27.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program, sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University CTY supports high-achieving students with financial need.

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Instructional Site

The instructional site featured in this issue relates to Presidents' Day. Interactive activities about the presidency found at this site, were developed by the National Museum of American History.

Highlighted County

The highlighted county in this issue is Jackson County
Link to web site here
Teachers - Pat Miller and Tiffany Powers.

Additional Resources

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

National Research Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Special Programs, Extended and Early Learning
Building 6, Room 304
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305
Gifted education teachers in West Virginia receive this newsletter bi-weekly from the West Virginia Department of Education. To change your e-mail address or update your information, please email Vickie Mohnacky at or call (304) 558-2696.