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The Challenge Program at NCHS

The Challenge Program Annual Round Table Event Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Challenge Program


The annual Challenge Round Table event took place on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in the NCHS Wagner Room. The program, presented by Challenge Program teachers, invites parents of identified gifted students to cycle through four interactive presentations and discussion groups. Over 50 parents of Challenge Program students heard a Keynote presentation by Dr. Susan Bliss on the topic, “Emotional Intelligence and Resilience for Gifted Learners,” and participated in the following break-out sessions:


* Follow-up discussion group with Dr. Bliss on Emotional Intelligence and Resilience
* Challenge classroom “Open House” updates
* An Introduction to Systems Thinking in the Challenge Program
* Challenge Programming at Saxe: Transition From Elementary to Middle School
* Parent Panel Discussion: High School Transition
* Challenge Parent to Parent – Resource Sharing


The Challenge Program Round Table is an annual NCPS event which has been presented for over 15 years. 


To view Dr. Bliss' presentation: click here.