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Wednesday, November 30 • 10:30am - 11:30am
An Important Step in Whole-Grade Acceleration Planning: Developing a Transition Plan

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After deciding to accelerate a student, an important next step is creating a plan for transition into the new grade, including addressing academic and non-academic gaps, observing social/emotional growth, communicating with families and educators, and developing welcoming activities. Presenters will share sample transition forms and a process for supporting students.


Randy Lange

Professional Development and Curriculum Coordinator, University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center
Randy Lange, Ph.D., is the Professional Development & Curriculum Coordinator at the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa. Key areas he supports at the Center are AP Training, The Academy for Twice-Exceptionality, Honors Opportunity Program, and a variety of professional development... Read More →
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Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik

Administrator, Acceleration Institute and Research, University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center
Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Ph.D. is Administrator, Acceleration Institute and Research at the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center. She co-authored Developing Math Talent (2nd ed.), Developing Academic Acceleration Policies, and the Iowa Acceleration Scale. She is also co-developer of... Read More →

Wednesday November 30, 2022 10:30am - 11:30am CST
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