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Sunday, March 27 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Enrichment and Talent Development: Keys to Developing Executive Function

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Executive Function Skills are a major focus today in helping twice exceptional students be successful both in school and in their nonacademic lives. Indeed, there are many venues where parents and educators can learn strategies to help students become more aware and independent in their learning. The critical issue is students’ willingness to learn, practice, and apply these skills. Much evidence supports the notion that many of these skills can be developed through enrichment and talent development where students’ own drive, enthusiasm, and intrinsic motivation energized will discuss this process and provide illustrative examples.


Stacey Hilborn

Science Teacher, Bridges Academy
Stacey Hilborn has been a science teacher at Bridges Academy, a school for the twice exceptional, for four years. She has comprehensive knowledge in the field of marine research and has taught science to students from elementary to college level in both classroom and field settings... Read More →

JT Chaiyakam

Producer, Director, Educator, Bridges Academy
JT Chaiyakam has worked in film for over twenty years producing and directing numerous short and feature films. He has garnered awards around the world for his comical and dramatic independent projects. He is currently teaching film at Bridges Academy as well as enrolled in the doctoral... Read More →

Kristin Berman

Associate Director, Bridges Academy
Kristin Berman received her Ph.D. from the University of CT in Educational Psychology specializing in Gifted Education. She has practiced as a teacher, college professor, professional developer, administrator, and parent advocate for gifted and twice-exceptional children. She currently... Read More →

Sunday March 27, 2022 11:00am - 11:45am PDT