Assets School K-8 Principal Blog


Experts in Gifted Education Visit Assets

You may be wondering why we did not have school on Wednesday. I’m happy to share that it was for an incredible educational experience! We were very fortunate to welcome Dr. Susan Baum and Hank Nicols to campus for a three-day professional development workshop. Dr. Baum is the co-director of the International Center for Talent Development and a national leader in the field of gifted and twice-exceptional education. She has served as a professor, international consultant and has published several books.  Mr. Nicols also works at the International Center for Talent Development and focuses on differentiated instruction, emotional intelligence, and stress and time management.  Dr. Baum and Mr. Nicols worked with K-12 faculty on Wednesday, conducted model lessons with K-8 students on Thursday and spent time with the high school on Friday. Continue reading