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Parent GATE Guest Speaker Events

Upcoming CUSD GATE Guest Speaker Events

CUSD is proud to host a guest speaker during the 2015-2016 school year. All CUSD GATE parents are welcome to attend. Meeting dates for the 2015-2016 school year are forthcoming. CUSD is collaborating with area GATE organizations and university programs to host guest GATE speakers as well as to connect CUSD GATE parents with outside GATE speaker events and opportunities.


  • Fall 2015: Tuesday, October 27 from 6:30-8:00 in the district boardroom. OCDE GATE Coordinator, Julie Hull, will present on what parents should know about their gifted child as well as GATE resources and events in the OC.

Click here for a copy of the powerpoint presentation from the 10_27_15 guest speaker event.


  • Spring 2016: Tuesday, March 8 from 6:30-8:00 in the district boardroom. UC Irvine Gifted Student Network and GATE Academy Director, Dr. Darlene Boyd, will discuss differentiation using Bloom's Taxonomy as well as information about UCI's GATE Academy. For more information on the UC Irvine's GATE academy click here:

A powerpoint presentation is not available for this speaker event.


Click here for directions to the CUSD Education Center.

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