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CGCC Ten Tips from a Tenured 10-year 2e Teacher

  • October 03, 2022
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Join Sam Young, the founder of Young Scholars Academy, as he peels the curtain back and shares expert tips, wisdom, and advice on how to go beyond merely supporting twice-exceptional children and help them to grow and thrive.  In this discussion, we will be exploring who are 2e students and we will taking a journey through 10 tips to support twice-exceptional children emotionally, intellectually, and academically.  

Sam Young, MEd, is the founder and director of Young Scholars Academy, a two-time Fulbright Scholar, a former Bridges Academy teacher of nearly 10 years, and a Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity graduate.He is a neuro-divergent educator himself and has committed his life to supporting twice-exceptional/ neuro-divergent students by helping them discover, develop, and lead with their strengths, talents, and unique interests. He has taught in a variety of capacities at an array of programs in the US, Europe, and Asia. Travel and culture are near and dear to him. He has led 2e students to over seven countries for immersive cultural and educational trips. Mr. Young has also been featured in the documentary 2e2: Teaching The Twice Exceptional, the textbook Understanding The Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students, 2nd Ed., Variations Magazine, 2e News, and other publications.

Young Scholars Academy (YSA) is a virtual enrichment program that helps twice-exceptional students to feel seen, nurtured, confident, and happy as heck! YSA's primary focus is to empower students to develop their interests and talents so that they may lead meaningful, fulfilling lives and be the creative agents of change that our world desperately needs. The virtual enrichment center serves as a haven in which neuro-diverse kiddos can have their dual diagnoses (gifted behaviors and challenge areas) supported, developed, and on display for the world to see in all their glory!

YSA is our newest professional member,  please join us in welcoming them to our community of gifted learners and check out their course offerings. 

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The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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