Area resident Caitlin Ryan Persche will be presenting the workshop “Building Bridges Between Home and School for Gifted Children” at at the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children’s 26th annual conference on Friday, March 17th. The conference will be held at the Conference Center at Mercer, located on the Mercer Community College in West Windsor. Her workshop focuses on research-based strategies that will allow elementary teachers and parents to partner effectively for the benefit of young gifted children.

This year’s NJAGC conference will also feature a variety of presentations, panels, and workshops of interest to educators and parents of gifted students including a keynote address by Dr. Del Siegle, Director of the National Center for Research in Gifted Education, discussions with representatives from the NJ Department of Education, and other presentations of ideas that can be used in the classroom.

On March 18, the NJAGC is sponsoring a family focused event (REACH) at Pennsauken High School. The event will feature interactive, hands on enrichment activities and a featured keynote “Nature Talks, Are You Listening?” by Brent J. Nixon.

More information about NJAGC’s conference and events can be found at www.njagc.org