Confratute is the longest running summer institute on enrichment-based differentiated teaching held at the University of Connecticut for over 39 years!
Confratute is a combined CONFerence, and an instiTUTE with a lot of FRATernity in between. Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students.
OVER 40 STRANDS of intensive, week-long mini courses.
IN-DEPTH TRAINING in the Schoolwide Enrichment Model; Differentiating Instruction & Curriculum; Literacy & Reading; Math Enrichment; Applied Technology; Instructional & Cluster Grouping; Underachievement; and more.
MINI-KEYNOTES about relevant research and trends in regular and gifted education.
SEM LEADERS FORUM of special strands and events designed especially for principals and administrators.
SPECIAL TOPIC SESSIONS on a variety of topics such as creativity, thinking skills, underachievement, and more.
EVENING FORUM SESSIONS to help you develop your own action plan for taking back home and implementing in your school or district.
INVITED SPEAKERS who are authors and researchers such as Joseph Renzulli, Sally Reis, Susan Baum, Ron Beghetto, Marcia Gentry, Brian Housand, Sandra Kaplan, Jann Leppien, Rachel McAnallen, Del Siegle, and Gilman Whiting.
Get a PDF version of the Confratute 2017 Flyer .
"I loved it! I hope to come again. I learned so much. I appreciate you all so very much for everything that you have done for gifted education and helping all of us to grow as educators. Bless you!!"
"I've fallen in love with UConn and Confratute! Thank you for reminding me why I love my job!"
"This was an amazing experience. No convention can do what Confratute does. Thanks for keeping it for so many years!"
–Confratute 2016 participants
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