Mr. Monnard Presents at ITAG Conference
Davenport Teachers Jay Swords and Brett Monnard recently presented multiple sessions at the 2018 Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG) in Des Moines. They teamed together to present a session on using personas in education and on a second session covering a range of topics including gifted non conformists, family systems and the gifted, and ways to serve students affective needs. Individually Mr. Monnard presented on creative writing and participated in a panel on gifted advocacy and Mr. Swords presented on creative problem solving. Mr. Monnard currently serves as an ITAG board member and Mr. Swords is the 2017 recipient of ITAG’s Distinguished Service Award.