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Twice-exceptional Professional Development
Twice-exceptional Professional Development Opportunities
Twice Exceptional Learners Part 1
The online or in-person statewide part 1 course acquaints educators and specialists with the characteristics and needs of twice-exceptional (2e) students. Participants discuss their own experiences with 2e students with each other as they progress through the course.
Twice Exceptional Learners Part 2
The online or in-person statewide part 2 course goes deeper into disability areas, problem-solving, and strategies to support 2e students.
Summer Institute on Twice-Exceptionality
Summer Institute is an intensive training opportunity to participate in both Part 1 and Part 2 training.
For more information please check back in spring of 2023.
AU Twice-exceptional Project
Administrative Unit Projects are available each year to those AUs that want a focused opportunity for their own educators to be trained as a group and to develop their own plan for recognizing and serving their 2e students. (Projects last for 2 years.)
Resources for Professional Development
Webinars - On Demand
- When the LRE might be a Gifted Program/Classroom - Colorado Special Education DIrectors' meeting 2022. For a one hour professional development certificate please complete this survey/knowledge check. To access the survey, select this sentence.
- Twice-Exceptional Students: The Critical Role of Counselors as Agents of Change
- Use of Individually Administered Standardized Cognitive Assessments for the Identification of Twice-Exceptional Learners - Description: In this webinar, Julia Wigert, School Psychologist Specialist at Colorado Department of Education, leads a 2e Professional Learning Community discussion with school psychologists, counselors, special education professionals, and gifted educators on the use of individually administered standardized cognitive assessments, such as WISC V, for the identification of twice-exceptional learners
- 2e Intro Presentation for Districts to Customize (pptx) - Description: This PowerPoint presentation can be used by districts for professional development on twice exceptionality.
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