Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education

2018 Conference


Thank you for a successful 2018 OCC GATE Conference!  The Conference Committee is grateful for the support of our sponsors: MAX Cases and Fusion Academy Huntington Beach.  We thank all of our participants, vendors and presenters for your involvement and support of gifted education. 

See you in 2019!

Tricia Chiles, OCC GATE Conference Chair and President-Elect

Presenter Handouts and/or Presentations

Jennifer Anderson - HyperLearning with Hyperdocs

Morgan Appel - Mozart in the Smartboard Jungle

Kimberly Cantrell - Meaningful Objectives for Individualized Projects (Handouts)


Laura Castrejon - Compassion in Action

Jan Marie Halliday - Creative Keys: Unlocking the GATE to Expression

Brian Housand - Presentations (Constructing a Culture of Creativity, Fighting Fake News, and Increasing Student Engagement)

Karen Knudson and Courtney Lu - Building Community with Mathema-TECHS

Jenni Krogh - Synthesize and Generalize, Concept Formation/Inductive Reasoning, and Concept Formation Placemat

Corey Mathias - Students Say What?!?

Victoria Olivadoti - Self-Reflection Document and Engaging Teachers

Danielle O’Toole - Using the SAMR Model to Support Primary Students

Lisa Paisley - Perfect

Jon Pearson - Drawing out the Best in Gifted Students and Teaching Toward “WOW!”

Dolph Petris - Depth and Complexity is Everywhere!

Ann Smith and Karen Anderson - Leave Your Sleep for Education

Jennifer Smith - Writing to Learn in Mathematics

Lisa Tamura - Flipping the Script and Science Matters!

Beniy Waisanen - Ring Composition Graphic Organizer and Ring Composition Links and Notes

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