The State Board of Education’s Committee on Special and Gifted Education has scheduled a series of three public regional roundtable discussions in October to receive input on the current Chapter 16 (Gifted Education) regulations. Click here to read the Chapter 16 regulations. The roundtables will be conducted virtually via Zoom webinars. Persons interested in presenting remarks must register with the State Board office by completing the online registration form at: https://forms.office.com/g/cy7WVfaN1M. Registrations must be received by the deadline listed below for each roundtable location.
October 20: Central PA, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., register by October 17 at noon.
October 25: Western PA, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., register by October 21 at noon.
October 27: Eastern PA, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., register by October 24 at noon.
Individuals can participate in the virtual meeting through their own personal device or, if necessary, at a physical meeting site at a regional PaTTAN office. A facilitator will be on site at each PaTTAN location. The roundtables also will be accessible for public viewing on Zoom and at PaTTAN. Individuals must register in advance to present remarks at a roundtable. Each speaker is limited to no more than five minutes, and participants will be assigned a time slot on a first come, first served basis after completing the required registration form.
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