Gifted Institute

Gifted Institute

This institute week will encourage new strategies for helping gifted students; build bridges to connect instruction with theory; and provide time for collaboration with professionals. Possible topics include creativity, motivation, management of gifted programs, research, etc.

Course/Important Information

Course: GFED 687
CRN: 2720
Meeting Dates:

  • Face-to-Face meeting dates: April 24 - 25, 2014, fulfilled by attending the PAGE conference held at Downtown Lancaster.
    • For more information about the PAGE conference, please click here.
  • Remainder of the course will be online from May 12 - June 6, 2014.

Institute Director

Carolyn Hoy

Carolyn HoyCarolyn Hoy holds a Master’s of Education in Gifted Education from Millersville University. She has worked as a secondary gifted support teacher for the last fifteen years. She is an adjunct professor in Millersville’s Gifted Masters/Certificate Program, and directed last summer’s Gifted Institute at Millersville University. A member of IU-13’s Gifted Steering Committee and PAGE conference committee, Carolyn has presented numerous times at Lancaster-Lebanon IU-13, as well as most recently at the Carbon-Lehigh Gifted Symposium and C-MITES in Radnor. She has been in education for 36 years, both in secondary education as an English teacher, as well as an English as a Second Language teacher. Working extensively with secondary students, Carolyn has led many college admissions essay and test preparation workshops. She is also a consultant for the Pennsylvania College Advising Corps.

To view the list of articles to be read before the PAGE conference, please click here.

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2018 Schedule

Credits: All participants will receive 3 graduate credits for the summer institute. 

Tuition/Fees: Institutes are unique 3 credit graduate courses, that highlight renowned experts in the field. Institutes include breakfast and lunch throughout the day, as well as handouts and materials. Books may be required for certain courses, please check with the university bookstore. Millersville University graduate tuition and fees can be found on the Office of Student Accounts page. In addition, a $165 institute fee is required.

Note: If you have not taken any graduate-level course or workshop at Millersville University within the past 5 years, you must complete the online non-degree admission form; this information is necessary to admit you to the university.

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