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Professional Development and Parent Workshops

Professional Development Workshops in Gifted Education


Dr. Elissa Brown, Director of the Gifted Education Center, and Mr. Howard Fuchs, Adjunct Instructor in Gifted Education, provide professional development in gifted education in New York City schools.  They are available for professional development and presentations in the greater NY/NJ Metro area. 

Dr. Brown is currently collaborating with the NY City Department of Education on developing guiding principles for best practices for gifted programs.

Parent Presentations

Dr. Brown, recently moderated a panel presentation on the topic of "Academic Integrity" in collaboration with Hunter Campus High School's PTA. The panel consisted of three professors from Hunter College, School of Education; Drs. Sherryl Graves, Sarah Bonner, and Ron Woo. The panelists presented perspectives on the issues of cheating and academic integrity from the lens of psychology, testing, and educational policy.

Other parent presentations are being developed