DCAGT and DCSD's Office of Gifted Education are excited to host an evening with internationally recognized speaker and expert, Dr. George Betts. Dr. Betts will be discussing the social and emotional needs of the gifted in his parent presentation
When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Where: Hope Online Learning Academy
He served on the board of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) for 21 years and received the 1990-1991 Distinguished Service Award from NAGC. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) in 1996. In 2003, NAGC selected Dr. Betts as one of the 50 Most Influential Leaders in the history of Gifted Education (Profiles of Influence in Gifted Education). In 2006, he received the prestigious M. Lucile Harrison Award for Professional Excellence at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Betts considers this to be the capstone award of his career, since it was conferred by his professional peers. He is currently serving as President-Elect of NAGC.
Dr. Betts retired after being a Professor at UNC for 35 years. He believes UNC gave him the opportunity to become who he is today.
Space is limited. Please register today!