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, Marcia Gentry, Sandra Kaplan, Jann Leppien, Rachel McAnallen, and Del Siegle.
Get a PDF version of the Confratute 2017 Flyer .
"Confratute has had a positive impact on me. I came back refreshed and with some great insights and techniques. You have created something people in gifted education really need—a chance to come together, have fun and share ideas, and know there are other people out there with similar philosophies and passions." –Confratute participant
"Confratute made me feel excited about teaching and inspired. I went back excited for the school year and anxious to infuse the SEM approach into my classroom." –Confratute 2014 participant
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