The Challenges and Joys of Working with Gifted and Exceptional Children and Youth
An Interactive Strategies & Activities Workshop
Learn creative new ways to engage and stimulate your gifted students. Interact and socialize with other Horizon Charter Schools families experiencing the same challenges you are as we explore:
- How to adapt depth and complexity into meaningful learning
- Multiple intelligences
- Strategies, activities and projects that meet and exceed the needs of gifted and exceptional learners
- Strengths and challenges of working with gifted students
- Resources to enhance future lessons
Students are encouraged to participate in this free, fun, hands-on workshop. Families will take home samples, articles, templates, and a list of websites to empower their students to thrive.
This interactive and insightful family workshop is open to all Horizon Charter Schools families and students. Students must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
To ensure we have enough supplies for everyone, please use the Workshop RSVP form to sign up. For more information, contact Kathleen Waffle, Horizon Charter Schools’ Parent Educator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-580-8432.
Workshop Dates, Times & Locations
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Sunshine Swim and Fitness, 9360 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove
Friday, October 19, 2018 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Raley’s Event Center, 166 Placerville Drive, Placerville
Monday, October 22, 2018 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Raley’s Event Center, 1915 Douglas Blvd, Roseville
Horizon’s Family Workshops Taught by our Experienced Parent Educator
All Horizon family workshops are lead by Horizon’s School-wide Parent Educator, Kathleen Waffle. She has taught workshops for schools from the Bay Area to the Greater Sacramento Area. With over four decades as a kindergarten through eighth grade classroom teacher, kindergarten through twelfth grade school principal, college adjunct professor, county coordinator, and administrator with Horizon Charter Schools since the spring of 2015, Kathleen knows all the tips and tricks to help families succeed in their homeschool or independent study journeys.
Kathleen brings a plethora of engagement strategies, hands-on activities, and how-to-succeed tips to every workshop she teaches. All Horizon Charter Schools workshops are designed to help parents and students will thrive throughout their educational journeys and beyond.
Each workshop includes:
- Hands-on activities
- Published articles
- Helpful websites to support your teaching
- Networking opportunities with other Horizon families
- And a whole lot of fun!
Free Workshops Help Homeschool and Independent Study Parents and Students Thrive
Kathleen Waffle leads workshops for Horizon families on a monthly basis at a variety of locations across Horizon’s six county service area of Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, Nevada, and Yuba Counties. The workshops cover a broad range of topics important to homeschool and independent study families. Best of all, there is no charge for these workshops; they are a free service provided to Horizon families by Horizon Charter Schools.
If your family is not currently enrolled with Horizon Charter Schools, visit our Enroll Now page to get started. For more information about homeschooling, independent study, or virtual learning through Horizon Charter Schools, or our Lincoln Montessori program, please peruse our website or call 916-408-5200.
About Horizon Charter Schools
Horizon Charter Schools has the distinction of being California’s 15th public charter school. This year, we’re celebrating our 25th year as a California charter school! Along with being one of the oldest, most experienced charter school programs in the Golden State, we’re also one of the most innovative. We offer multiple learning options and robust support for parents and students. Unique in the region, Horizon provides a family educator who presents educational workshops, a parent liaison to connect families for socialization, and guidance counselors to help high school students with college and career choices and needs.