Neuroscience and Education: The Connection
A summer symposium hosted by the Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and Peabody College at Vanderbilt
Thursday and Friday, June 6-7, 2019
Location: Currey Ingram Academy, 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN. Click here to view a map.
This is a one-stop symposium for educators and other professionals to hear about the latest brain research as it relates to education and to learn the latest evidence-based strategies for implementing this research in the classroom. Other topics covered will include, but are not limited to, ADHD, anxiety and depression, brain plasticity, reading, executive functioning, auditory processing disorder, autism and mindfulness.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Visit the Currey Ingram page for more information and to register.
Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Breakfast and lunch are included both days. Participants will receive a professional development certificate as well. If choosing the payment by check option, registration is not complete until a check is received. Please note, there are no discounts for partial or one-day registration. An email address for each person attending the symposium is required to complete the registration. One person can register multiple persons; email addresses are required. We will then contact each person to register for the sessions.
Early Bird registration is $200 per single registration; $175 per person for groups of three or more; $150 per person for groups of 10 or more; $100 for college and graduate students. Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Breakfast and lunch are included each day. Early Bird registration runs through Apr. 30.
Checks and purchase orders can be made out to Currey Ingram Academy, with "Neuroscience" in the memo line. These can be mailed to Currey Ingram Academy, 6544 Murray Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027.
Please contact Karen Buckner if you need help or have questions regarding the symposium or registration.
2018 Plenary Lectures and Speakers:
Dr. Russell Barkley will speak on “ADHD, Self-Regulation, and Executive Functioning (EF): The Nature of EF and Implications for Management.” Dr. Barkley is an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD or ADD) in children and adults. He has dedicated his career to widely disseminating science-based information about ADHD. He is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 20 books and clinical manuals and published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders.
Camilla Persson Benbow, Ed.D. will speak on “Finding and Nurturing Exceptional Intellectual Talent Over 45 Years: The Long-Term Impacts.” Dr. Benbow is Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development. She has led Peabody since 1998. A prominent scholar of talent identification and talent development, she also co-directs the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, a longitudinal study examining the developmental trajectories of more than 5,000 individuals now in its 47th year. .
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Continuing Education Credits:
This course is offered for 1.05 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level; professional area) if the participant attends the entire two-day symposium. ASHA CEUs and a Certificate of Attendance are provided upon request.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this educational activity for 10.5 CE credits toward the continuing education for psychologists.
- Annette Eskind Institute of Learning at Currey Ingram Academy
- Currey Ingram Academy
- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
- Vanderbilt Brain Institute
- Vanderbilt Peabody College
For more information, contact Karen Buckner at email@example.com or call (615) 507-3180, ext. 218.