On April 19th from 7-8 PM, join us for a truly special opportunity to hear from a leader in the field of childhood education in the United States! Professor Nancy Hertzog of the University of Washington will share her talk, “Encouraging Creativity and Critical Thinking in Your Children,” in an exclusive webinar with us!

Professor Hertzog received her masters’ degree in Gifted Education from the University of Connecticut and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Her research examines curricular practices and policies in the field of gifted education. From 1995 to 2010 she was on the faculty in the Department of Special Education and directed University Primary School, an early childhood gifted program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Collaboratively with the head teachers, she won several curriculum awards from the Curriculum Division of the National Association for Gifted Children.

She joined the University of Washington in 2010 as a professor in the area of Learning Sciences and Human Development, and the Director of the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars (2010-2020). At the core of her research program is the question, “In what ways can teachers challenge their students?” This question ties two thrusts of her research program together: interest in instructional strategies that challenge all children; and interest in gifted programming practices.

This month, Professor Hertzog traveled with her UW students to Reggio Emilia, Italy, the birthplace of the world-renowned Reggio Emilia approach to primary education. Let’s help welcome her back to the United States! Join us on the evening of April 19th — and invite your friends and family, too, as this event is a can’t-miss!

Please direct any questions to pburr@concordiaseattle.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

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