Perfectionism: The Occupational Hazard of Giftedness
December 17, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m. Eastern [90 mins.]
Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert
Fee: $40 ($30 for SENG members)
Perfectionism is an occupational hazard of giftedness, and its effects can be truly debilitating. Learn what perfectionism looks like in gifted kids, and come away with a toolbox full of big ideas and strategies for turning this terrible master into a compliant servant.
About the Presenter
Lisa is the Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, as well an international speaker on issues of gifted education. She is an expert consult to television shows, writer of award-winning lesson plans, and author of the children’s and teachers’ guides to the National Book Festival, as well numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy. A former teacher and school administrator, she serves on the Board of Directors of SENG and as Chair of the Gifted Plus Division of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented. She shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com.