Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

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By Anvi Kevany, IEA Adminstrative Assistant  It’s that time of the year for Parent-Teacher Conferences.  Usually many schools will schedule the conferences during the fall. Here are some tips including […]

Parenting, the Self-Compassion Way

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By Michelle Bodwell, LMFT, ATR-BC As parents of gifted children, we’ve all had our share of “those moments.” Like when our child has a enormous melt-down in the store aisle, or […]

IEA Internship Experience – Kate Connally

By Kate Connally, IEA Summer Programs Intern Working as an intern for the Institute for Educational Advancement has been a wonderful experience, the highlight of my summer. You might think […]

How to Encourage Positive Mental Health Practices

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By Anvi Kevany, Administrative Assistant As a parent, you always want what is best for your child and strive to provide it for them.  Developmental specialists, health providers and other […]

Four Stress-Reducing Strategies for Busy Students

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by Mallory Aldrich, Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship Admissions Coordinator May… the dreaded month for parents, teachers and students alike. Days and nights are filled with end- of-the-year recitals, projects, AP testing, […]

DIY Parent Advocacy

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by Qiao Li, Program Coordinator As a program coordinator at IEA, there are many parallels between running a successful program and leading an affective Parent Teacher Association (PTA) organization. Parents […]