SENG Lafayette Mini Conference

SENG Lafayette Mini Conference 

SMPG Training  – September 28

Conference – September 29

Join Us For:


Discussion Groups

SMPG Facilitator Training 

and more! 


SMPG – $375 includes 1 year membership
Non-member conference registration – $119
Member conference registration – $92.50
Seniors & student members – $75

Keynote Speaker and Program Schedule

Dr. Kristina Henry Collins – Multicultural Curriculum Innovation: Addressing Social, Emotional, and Cultural Contexts of Talent Development 

Dr. Kristina Henry Collins is a graduate of the The University of Georgia, where she earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology.  She also holds an Ed.S. in educational psychology from the The University of Georgia, a M.S.Ed. in mathematics from Jacksonville State University, a B.S. in engineering from the University of Alabama, and a Military Science diploma in cryptology from the United States Navy.  Dr. Collins has many years of experience with STEM teaching and leading in Title I middle schools and high schools.  Her professional certifications include technology education, AP computer science, and educational leadership/administration.  At Texas State University, she teaches courses related to talent development and gifted education.


 Program Schedule

(Subject to Change) 


Opening Remarks & Keynote: 8:30-10:00 AM
Room # Title Speaker
Welcome Remarks & Tribute to Dr. James Webb Dr. Mike Postma
KEYNOTE: Multicultural Curriculum Innovation: Addressing Social, Emotional, and Cultural Contexts of Talent Development Dr. Kristina Henry Collins
Session #1: 10:15-11:10
Room # Title Speaker
Dear Dabrowski: You Saved My Sanity! Joanne Broussard, M.Ed.
Gifts & Presence: Unlocking the Uniqueness of Gifted Individuals Dr. Katherine Hermann-Turner, Ph.D.
Session #2: 11:25 AM-12:20 PM
Room # Title Speaker
Executive Functioning Paula Majeau, M.Ed
Hello, My Name is Perfectionist Joanne Broussard, M.Ed.
2e: Damaging Myths Dr. Mike Postma, Ed.D.
Feeding the Gift and Relieving the Trauma Alonzo Kelly
LUNCH BREAK & MOVIE: 12:30-1:45 PM
Movie: 12:45-1:45 PM
Room #  Title
2e2: Teaching the Twice Exceptional, by Tom Ropelewski
Session #3: 2:00-2:55 PM
Room #  Title Speaker
A Culturally Responsive Equity-Based Bill of Rights for Gifted Students of Color Ken Dickson, M.Ed.
Creativity in STEM: From STEM to STEAM Dr. Kristina Collins, Ph.D.
The Road to Positive Advocacy for Your Gifted Child Carol Malueg, M.Ed.
Evolved Emotional Intelligence of Gifted Diverse Students in Distressed Communities Alonzo Kelly
Session #4: 3:10-4:05 PM
Room #  Title Speaker
The Importance of Supporting Parents & Families of Gifted/Talented & Twice-Exceptional Children & Youth Dr. Mary Hidalgo, Ph.D.
Social/Emotional Foundations: Essential for Success in a Parallel World Dr. Mike Postma, Ed.D.
Powerful Strategies to Enhance Learning for Gifted Children Nathan Levy
In Search of a Better Light: Illuminating Needs of Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Ken Dickson, M.Ed.


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