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Wednesday, November 30 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Brilliance, Excellence, Equity and You: Understanding the Role We All Play in Increasing Representation in Gifted Education (Equity Track)

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Through the lens of antiracism, participants in this mini-workshop will identify the ways internal, interpersonal, and structural racism impact who gets to be gifted as well as who gets to teach gifted. This will be an interactive workshop that will encourage participants to look within as well as around them to identify how implicit and explicit biases shape the picture of gifted education in the United States.

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Autumn A. Arnett

Executive Director, The Brilliance, Excellence, and Equity Project
Autumn A. Arnett is the inaugural executive director of the Brilliance, Excellence, and Equity Project, a nonprofit that works to increase the number of certified Black and Hispanic gifted educators. A self-described “former gifted kid,” Autumn is the author of “Let’s Stop... Read More →


Wednesday November 30, 2022 9:00am - 10:00am CST
Hunters Creek Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker St, Houston, TX 77010
  Identification and Assessment, Learning Lab
  • about Autumn A. Arnett is the inaugural executive director of the Brilliance, Excellence, and Equity Project, a nonprofit that works to increase the number of certified Black and Hispanic gifted educators. A self-described “former gifted kid,” Autumn is the author of “Let’s Stop Calling it an Achievement Gap,” and “Radical Ideas for Educating Black Children,” a workbook for educators looking to dive deeper into their antiracist journey. She is also the founder of A Black Child Can, a Texas-based nonprofit that advocates for better educational experiences for children across the state, and a frequent speaker on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion in K-12 and higher education.