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Enjoy an Evening with Dr. Jim Delisle

January 2, 2012

“Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising and Educating Happy, Successful Children”

An Evening with Dr. Jim Delisle, International Gifted & Talented Education Expert

Adults who support gifted children and teens have many questions about how best to meet their intellectual and emotional needs.  They want to know:

  • what giftedness is and the label’s impact on the child and other family members.
  • how to set expectations that are appropriate and balanced.
  • how to juggle the wide range of emotional intensities that often accompanies growing up gifted.

This session addresses these and other issues that ‘come with the territory’ in supporting gifted kids.  This lecture will appeal to parents and educators alike and is sponsored by the PEAKS Program in the Bozeman Public Schools.

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 pm
Hagar Auditorium at the Museum of the Rockies
FREE admission  – all are welcome

Jim Delisle, Ph.D., is a respected educator, author, and advocate in the field of gifted education.  He has taught gifted children and those who work on their behalf for more than 30 years.  Jim retired from Kent State University recently after 25 years of service as a professor of special education.  Throughout his career as an academic, Jim has maintained a connection with his “classroom roots”, volunteering as a 4th, 5th and 8th grade teacher and teaching gifted middle school students one day a week between 1998 and 2008 in the Twinsburg, Ohio Public Schools.

Dr. Delisle is the author of more than 250 articles and 16 books.  His work has been translated into multiple languages and has been featured in both professional journals and in the popular media.  A frequent presenter throughout the U.S., Jim has also addressed audiences in nations as diverse as England, Oman, Greece, China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

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