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Gifted & Talented Discussion

Is Gifted & Talented Best for My Child?
Is Gifted & Talented Best for Our Community?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Community United Methodist Church
81-10 35th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Subway: E/F/M/R/7 to 74th Street/Broadway/Roosevelt

A talk with Dr. Allison Roda, author of Inequality in Gifted and Talented Programs (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

The conversation will address:

  • The history of gifted programs in education
  • Roda’s interviews with parents across NYC in gifted and general education programs
  • Alternative models to gifted programs

Dr. Allison Roda is an assistant professor of education at Molloy College and a research consultant at the Center for Diversity and Equality in Education (CDEE) at Rutgers University-Newark.

Sponsored by: Jackson Heights People for Public Schools and the Jackson Heights Beautification Group (

Earlier Event: January 7
Kindergarten and Pre-K Forum