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Social and Emotional Support for Gifted Learners

  • Friday, January 08, 2021
  • 4:30 PM
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Remote Learning through the Pima County School Superintendent's Office
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This course will review the social and emotional characteristics of gifted students, differences between high achievers, gifted learners and creative thinkers and the full range of diverse learners who identify as gifted including culturally, linguistically and economically diverse students. We will review twice exceptional learners, 3e learners, overexcitabilities, asynchronous development, perfectionism, underachievement and depression. Instructional strategies for support to include trauma informed pedagogy, and self-regulation will be shared. This session is suitable for gifted education teachers, counselors and administrators who work with gifted students.

This course will include 15 hours of synchronous instruction plus 15 hours of asynchronous participation.

This courses can be taken in conjunction with Gifted Education 101 and Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners to provide the required 90 hours for the provisional gifted endorsement.


  • Friday, January 8    4:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 9    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 29  4:30  -  8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 30   8:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.

Audience: Certified Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators, and Counselors

Cost: $120   Registration fee includes book and materials .

Location:  Remote Learning through the  Pima County School Superintendent’s Office;  200 N. Stone Avenue  Tucson, Arizona 85701


Marianne Landrith is the Program Director of Frameworks & Foundations and GiftED for the Pima County School Superintendent's Office. Marianne has taught for 35 years in regular and gifted education. She has coordinated a Jacob K. Javits Grant in Pima County, worked as a Teacher Trainer Mentor, Peer Coach Trainer, Program Facilitator and Career Ladder Peer Evaluator. Marianne also coordinates the Southern Arizona Gifted Network, She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Association of Gifted and Talented (AAGT).

Louise Till is a  coordinator in the gifted education program in Tucson Unified School District. Louise has worked as a classroom teacher, librarian, mentor, coach and professional development facilitator. She has taught kindergarten through college. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Association of Gifted and Talented (AAGT).

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