The Curtis Center Director of Professional Development, Helen Chan, has just been awarded with the prestigious Teaching Award from Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. 

“Helen Hsu Chan, a former teacher at Da Vinci Connect in Hawthorne, California was one of 10 educators from around the country recently honored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) for excellence in teaching students with advanced academic abilities. Chan currently teaches professional development at the UCLA Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching in Los Angeles, California.

Chan was honored during the Sarah D. Barder Fellowship Conference, held Feb. 28-29, 2020 at Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Now in its 32nd year, the conference brings new and past fellows from around the country together to share ideas and best practices about educating bright students.

The theme of this year’s program was “The Past, Present, and Future of Gifted Education.” Participants celebrated strides made in the field, discussed pain points, and proposed ideas for expanding equality, access, and support for all advanced students.” 

Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

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