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Parents and Educators are Invited to the South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium

Friday, September 04, 2015
Broward County Public Schools, in partnership with the Broward County Government Cultural Division and Broward Center for the Performing Arts, is pleased to present the South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
The annual event takes place on September 17, 2015, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Signature Grand, located at 6900 West State Road 84 in Davie.  Doors open at 7 a.m. for registration and networking. Tickets are $45 per person.
The South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium provides parents and educators with strategies and practices that foster self-directed, motivated and independent students in real-world learning environments.  The symposium includes nationally recognized keynote speakers and 24 targeted workshops, tailored to meet the needs of students in elementary through high school.  The theme of this year’s symposium is centered on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.).  The sessions focus on strategies and practices critical to teaching and parenting of gifted and talented learners.
To register, or to learn more about each of the workshops offered, visit sfgtsymposium.com
Media are invited to cover this event.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has nearly 270,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 105 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS and the Centennial Celebration, visit browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools, like BCPS on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.