Penny Choice

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Penny Choice is retired Staff Development Coordinator for the Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, IL. She is a specialist in Gifted Education, differentiation and problem-based learning. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Drama from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, an M. Ed. in Gifted Education from National-Louis University, Evanston, IL, and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

Penny’s areas of expertise include curriculum development, staff development, gifted education, the Visual-Spatial Learner, social science, problem-based learning, process learning, and fine arts education with a focus on integrating the arts and the use of process drama. She is co-author of the The New R.T.I.: Response to Intelligence.

Currently, she is adjunct professor with Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. She is Past Chair for the Arts Division and current Chair for the Global Awareness Division for the National Association for Gifted Children and serves as Co-Chair for the Underserved Populations Committee for the Illinois Association for Gifted Children.

Staff Development Topics:
  • The New RtI: Response to Intelligence 
  • Differentiation in the Regular Classroom
  • Process Learning 
  • Process Drama (drama in education) 
  • Problem-based Learning 
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Students
  • Characteristics and Identification of the Gifted
  • Parenting Gifted Children
  • ??? Workshops may be designed with your district in mind.
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