Prolific Author to Address Helping Gifted Children Thrive
Dr. Barbara Klein to Deliver Roberts Center Lecture at FSC
Dr. Barbara Klein
LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2010) --Florida Southern College's innovative Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy welcomes Dr. Barbara Klein to the Center's spring lecture Feb. 18. Dr. Klein is the author of seven books in the field of developmental psychology and education, including "Raising Gifted Kids: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Exceptional Child Thrive."
The event begins with a reception to meet the author at 6 p.m. in the Honeyman Pavilion, followed by her lecture at 7 p.m. in the Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall adjacent to Branscomb Memorial Auditorium. A book signing and dessert reception will follow the address, and books will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Klein has worked with gifted children, their parents, and public and private schools in Los Angeles since 1986, and she developed the initial parent education component for Head Start. Her private practice is dedicated to assisting the unique needs of gifted children. She holds a bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a master's degree and doctorate in early childhood education from the University of Southern California at Los Angeles, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the California Graduate Institute in Los Angeles.
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