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2017 Sarah D. Barder Conference

Friday, February 24, 2017

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.               Registration Open

4:30 - 5:45 p.m.               New Fellows Salon

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.               Reception

7:00 - 9:15 p.m.               Dinner

  • Welcome by Dr. Elaine Hansen, Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
  • Introduction of Keynote by Dr. Amy Shelton, Associate Dean for Research at the Johns Hopkins School of Education and Director of Research at the Center for Talented Youth
  • Keynote Address: “Excellence Gaps: Reframing Equity and Excellence” by Dr. Jonathan Plucker, Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development and Professor, School of Education at Johns Hopkins University
  • Introduction of New Fellows
  • Veteran Fellow Self-Introductions


Saturday, February 25, 2017

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.                Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.                Setting the Stage: Introduction to Educational Equity

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.              Session I:  How does our current system view educational
                                          equity and excellence?  

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.            Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    Session II: Meeting all student needs

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.              Lunch

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.                Session III:  The Developmental Framework for Educational Equity

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.                Break

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.                Session IV: Where do we go from here?

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.                Closing