Gifted Education, Advocacy and Resources
Sycamore GEAR is a parent-led group that serves families in Sycamore Community Schools, locatedĀ in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio.

Interested in what other GEAR families are thinking or experiencing?

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 Stay tuned for an announcement about the next book for Sycamore Society, GEAR's Reading Adventure Club for Grades 3-6.

Read about the Club's later adventure on our "Recent Events" tab.



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GEAR Sponsors Reading and Adventure Clubs for Sycamore K-6 Students
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Sycamore GEAR sponsors two reading/adventure clubs: Book Worms, for Sycamore K-2 students; and The Sycamore Society, for 3rd-6th grade students.
lub members meet to socialize, discuss, and enjoy an activity related to the current book selection. Visit our "Past Events 2011-2013" page for a glimpse at just some of our fun activities.
reregistration is required for participation. Club membership is free; occasionally, a fee may be charged for events or materials to help defray costs.
To learn more or to register, email Stephanie Bruner at
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The Next Event!
Join us for Coffee and a Special Presentation
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November 18, 2014

"The Challenges of
Gifted Children"
a presentation by
Dr. Edward R. Amend, Psy.D

Separating the Myths from the Realities
of raising a Gifted Child and Overcoming
the Challenges created by Asynchronous
Development, Over-Excitabilities,
Perfectionism, and other Special Needs
of Gifted Children

Dr. Amend is a Clinical Psychologist who focuses on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted and talented youth, adults, and their families. A strong advocate for the Gifted, Dr. Amend has authored two award-winning books, numerous articles, and has served on several local and national boards and committees.

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 9:45 am
Place: Blue Ash Elementary – UC Wing
9541 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati OH 45236

Dr. Amend's books will be available for purchase at the event. Be sure to pick up your copies.


Did You Know?

 To view the current guidelines and protocols for Gifted Identification and Services, please visit the Sycamore Community Schools website under Departments and Student Services or just click here:

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