GATE Online Parent Workshops
Gifted/Talented Programs is pleased to offer online parent workshops. We have posted our most requested workshops. Given below is a brief description of each workshop. Click on the title to view the workshop.
GATE 101: Frequently Asked Questions
This presentation is a recording of an online webinar that addresses the most frequently asked questions by parents. This presentation is perfect for parents whose children have recently been identified as gifted or talented.
Gifted Identification and Program Options
This workshop provides an overview of gifted learners, the seven categories of identification in L.A. Unified and program options for students once identified. In addition, it provides ways parents can support their gifted children.
A Parent Guide to Schools for Advanced Studies
This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS), including criteria for enrollment. Also addressed are the differences between Schools for Advanced Studies and Gifted Magnets.
Arts Identification and Programming
This workshop reviews how a student becomes identified as talented in the arts in L.A. Unified. It focuses on the Gifted/Talented Programs Conservatory of Fine Arts as a program option and addresses other options for talented learners, including local resources for artistic development.
Be Proactive: Advocating for Your Gifted Child
This workshop presents an overview of the District's Gifted/Talented Programs; the why and how to advocate for your child; and helpful parent resources.
Twice-Exceptional Students: Unique Gifted Learners
This workshop reviews general gifted characteristics and then highlights the characteristics of twice-exceptional learners. It also looks at the importance of self-regulation and how you as a parent can support your child.
Parenting Strategies for Raising a Healthy, Happy Gifted Child
This workshop will review some characteristics of gifted children and how those characteristics look at home with different "profiles" of gifted children. Some common parenting problems and solutions for gifted children will be addressed.