V. mednarodna strokovna konferenca
Promocija psihofizičnega zdravja otrok in mladostnikov 2023
11. 5. 2023
9.00 - 17.00
Dr. Melissa Peterson Malen
AxyLu Academic Coaching, St. Paul, ZDA
Melissa Peterson Malen, PhD, is the owner of AxyLu Academic Coaching, LLC. She specializes in coaching students and adults who experience performance challenges in the areas of executive function and self-regulation. Dr. Malen coaches clients that have ADHD, dyslexia, nonverbal learning disability, or are twice exceptional. Melissa earned an MA in counseling psychology and a PhD in education. Dr. Malen has researched the experience of parents of students with ADHD and is developing programs targeted at improving student underachievement.
Mag. Maruška Željeznov Seničar
MiB d.o.o, Slovenia
Mag. Maruška Željeznov Seničar is an expert and Ph. D student in pedagogy (general and gifted education). She was geography teacher in basic education and the editor in Slovenian publishing house. At that time she worked as assistant editor of Contemporary Pedagogy – scientific paper published by University of Ljubljana. Between 2005-2008 she was elected for assistant for school pedagogy and school counseling at Department of pedagogy and andragogy, Faculty of arts, University of Ljubljana. Currently she is leading MiB International Education Center and Institute ZVIS, which is organizer of educational and scientific conferences in field of pedagogy and gifted education and is partner in many local and international projects in field of teacher training and child development. She was presenter at Gifted education conference in Chech Republic Academy of Science (Prague, 2015) and ECHA 2016 conference (Vienna, 2016), Conference Talents (Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic) and in educational courses for Slovenian kindergartens and primary schools. She is also ECHA (European Council for High Ability) national correspondent for Slovenia. Currently she is developing new methodology for developing of giftedness in the early years (Erasmus+ project Talent Education).