Meetings will start in March, 2018 and will cover a variety of topics around parenting and educating gifted students.
"How to Effectively Advocate for Your Gifted Child at School"
"Changing Paradigms in Gifted Education; Five Emerging Paradigms"
"How To Make and Keep Friends; A Workshop for Gifted Children" led by Margie Lang-Garnhart
"Atypical Parenting Advice for Parenting Atypical Children," speaker Rachel Bailey, parenting specialist
Fourth Annual LoCoPOGS Summer Camp Fair
Pokemon Go! Meetup for LoCoPOGS Children
Third Annual LoCoPOGS Camp Fair
Minecraft Club & Tournament
"Why Doesn't My Bright Child Get Great Grades? A Discussion of Ability verses Achievement." Speaker: Dr. Shannon King
LoCoPOGS Summer Picnic & Meeting at Stone Tower Winery -"If I Knew Then What I Know Now...Advice from Parents of Gifted College Students and High School Students"
LoCoPOGS First Annual Camp Fair
Discussion Leader: Dr. Deep Sran, Founder Loudoun School for the Gifted
"The Brain of a Gifted Child; Characteristics, Development and How Technology Impacts," Dr. Dorothy Kalyanapu (Dr. K), Psychiatrist, Amen Clinics
"Teaching Stress Management Techniques to Your Gifted Child,” Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Nixon, Director of the Northern Virginia Integrative Health Center, Dr. Dave Stewart, Family Physician and Director, Loudoun Holistic Health Partners, Michelle Dunne, doTerra Essential Oils, Betsy Goodwin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Trailside Counseling Center, Tina Poore, Occupational Therapist and Acute Care Coordinator, INOVA Loudoun Hospital
"How to Stop Bullies from Bothering You" Workshop for Children led by Master J Douglas, Tiger Claw Taekwondo
"Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,” Speaker: Dr. Jillian Schneider
"High School Programs for Gifted Students in Loudoun County; Admissions Directors from Thomas Jefferson, Academy of Science, Monroe Technical School, Northern Virginia Community College Dual-Enrollment, AP/Honors Classes, Governor's STEAM Program and More."
"Loudoun County Public Schools Gifted & Talented Director's Advisory Committee Meeting: How To Navigate LCPS with Your Gifted Student." Q/A with Panel of LCPS GT Leaders, including GT Supervisor Ms. Julie Kelly
"What Kind of Smart is Your Child: Gifted, High Achiever or Creative Thinker?" Speaker: Ms. Debra Holder
"Unconventional Education Choices For Your Gifted Children: Unschooling, Home Schooling, Online Classes, After School Enrichment, Gap Years and More." Parent Roundtable Discussion
"Gifted Defined" Parent Roundtable Discussion
“How Important is Spiritual Development for Gifted Students?” Moderator: Mr. Tom Vail, Panelists: Sher JB Singh, Rabbi Michael Ragozin, Reverend Alan Stanford, Reverend Anya Sammler-Michael
Strategic Planning Session; How Can LoCoPOGS Best Serve Families With Gifted Children?" Parent Roundtable Discussion
“Multicultural Attitudes about Parenting, Achievement and Gifted Children." Parent Roundtable Discussion
“Growing Good People; Developing the Social-Emotional Intelligence of Academically Gifted Students.” Speakers: Mr. Ken Nysmith, Ms. Cindy Battino, Dr. Deep Sran, Dr. Randy Hollister, Mr. Len MacDougal, Dr. Karin Varblow, Ms. Kim Tapper
“Strategies for Effectively Parenting Very Bright Children.” Workshop Leader: Dr. Deep Sran
“Why Cognitive/Intellectual Testing is Helpful for Parents and Educators." Speaker: Dr. Patrice Garver. Panelists: Dr. Randy Hollister, Mr. Ken Nysmith, Dr. Deep Sran, Ms. Julie Kelly and Ms. Jenny Grove-Bradshaw