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‘Mind the (Other) Gap’ author to speak Feb. 15 at WKU, Feb. 16 in Frankfort

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU invites you to attend one of three speaking opportunities presented by Jonathan A. Plucker, co-author of Mind the (Other) Gap, The Growing Excellence Gap in K-12 Education.

Dr. Plucker is the Director of the Center for Evaluation and Educational Policy at Indiana University and will be addressing the national challenge of the excellence gap in K-12 education and describing strategies to focus educators on a standard of excellence.

He will speak in Bowling Green on Feb. 15 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Faculty House on WKU’s main campus and again from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at WKU’s Carroll Knicely Conference Center on Nashville Road.

On Feb. 16, educators, legislators and others in the Frankfort area are invited to hear Dr. Plucker speak from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. (EST) in Room 346 of the Legislative Annex.

Anyone who is interested in educational excellence is invited to attend any of these sessions. These speaking opportunities are free.

For information or to RSVP, visit The Center for Gifted Studies’ website at www.wku.edu/gifted, email gifted@wku.edu or call (270) 745-5991.

Contact: Carolyn Pitchford, (270) 745-3014.

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