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Friday, December 2 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Mentorship is key: Parent, Mentee, Researcher and Educator collaboration perspectives

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Gifted outliers are least likely to be adequately serviced in public education designed for the middle. Formal and information mentorship plays a critical role for such learners. Watch documentary excerpts of different mentor-mentee relationships, and engage in discussions on key ingredients to successful mentor-mentee relationships directly from various educational stakeholders.

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Lin Lim

Associate Dean, Bridges Graduate School (BGS) of Cognitive Diversity in Education
Lin Lim Ph.D., is an Associate Dean at Bridges Graduate School (BGS), holds a doctorate in psychology (Boston University), Academic Graduate Certificate in Mind, Brain, and Teaching (Johns Hopkins University), and Twice-exceptional Education (BGS). Her academic interests include cultural... Read More →
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Harri O'Kelley

Filmmaker, The O Kelley Lab
Harri is an actress, a script supervisor, a storyteller, and a writer-director.  Out of her passion for gifted and special needs education, Harri has created The O’Kelley Lab with her family - a grassroots effort to lend support and create new therapies for 2e and gifted individuals... Read More →

Jordan O Kelley

Research Professor, University of Virginia
Jordan was diagnosed with autism at four, identified as gifted at ten, enrolled in college at age 14. He has become a 2e and neurodiversity advocate. In fourth grade, Jordan wrote a short stories book called “O’Kelley Legendary Legends of Legend.” later adapted into a series... Read More →

Friday December 2, 2022 9:00am - 9:45am CST
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