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Susan Johnsen
Susan Johnsen

Susan K. Johnsen, Ph.D.

Professor, Educational Psychology
Director, PhD Program in Educational Psychology
Director, Gifted Programs


Mailing Address:
Baylor University
School of Education
Department of Educational Psychology
One Bear Place #97301
Waco, TX 76798-7301
Susan_Johnsen@baylor.edu
Curriculum Vita

Campus Contact:
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building 323
Phone: 254-710-6116
Fax: 254-710-3265

Credentials:
B. A. Elementary Education and Psychology, graduated cum laude Baylor University, Waco, Texas
M. Ed. Special Education, Emotionally Disturbed and Learning Disabilities University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Ph. D. Major: Special Education; Minor: Educational Psychology University of Texas, Austin, Texas

Selected Publications from the past three years:
Books

Johnsen, S. K., Sulak, T., & Rollins, K. (in press). Serving gifted students within an RtI framework. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (Ed.). (in press). Using the NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted programming standards. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Coleman, M. R., & Johnsen, S. K. (Eds.). (2011). RtI for gifted students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (Ed.). (2011). Identifying gifted students: A practical guide (2nd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K., & Goree, K. (2009). Independent study for gifted learners. (Ed. & Trans.). (Original work published 2005). Agency-One, Seoul: Academy Press.

Kitano, M., Montgomery, D., VanTassel-Baska, J., & Johnsen, S. (2008). Using the national gifted education standards for PreK-12 professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Johnsen, S., VanTassel-Baska, J., & Robinson, A. (2008). Using the national gifted education standards for university teacher preparation programs. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Book Chapters

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). School-related issues: Identifying students with gifts and talents. In T. L. Cross & J. R. Cross (Eds.), The handbook for school counselors serving gifted students (pp. 463-475). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Practical strategies for teaching independent study. In H. E. Vidergor, C. R. Harris, & T. S. Yamin (Eds.) The practical handbook for teaching gifted and able learners. Ulm, Germany: International Centre for Innovation in Education.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Traditional perspectives on identification. In C. M. Callahan & H. Hertberg-Davis (Eds.). Fundamentals of gifted education. Philadelphia: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Introduction to the NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted programming standards (pp. 1-26). In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.) NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted education programming standards: A guide to planning and implementing high-quality services (pp. 1-26). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Overview of the NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted programming standards. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.) NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted education programming standards: A guide to planning and implementing high-quality services (pp. ix-xiii). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). The assessment standard in gifted education: Identifying gifted students. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.) NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted education programming standards: A guide to planning and implementing high-quality services (pp. 71-96). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Sulak, T. N., & Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Assessments for measuring student outcomes. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.) NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 gifted education programming standards: A guide to planning and implementing high-quality services (pp. 282-306). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Standards and balanced assessments: Relationships to the Roeper School's philosophy and practices. In B. Sriraman, D. Ambrose, & T. L. Cross (Eds.), The Roeper School: A model for holistic development of high ability. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishing.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). What do educators need to know about identifying gifted and talented students? In J. Roberts (Ed.), The teacher's survival guide: Gifted classrooms (pp. 38-40). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Overview of assessment. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.). Identifying gifted/talented students: A practical guide (2nd ed., pp. 1-6). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Definitions, models, and characteristics of gifted students. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.). Identifying gifted/talented students: A practical guide (2nd ed., pp. 7-35). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Evaluating the effectiveness of the identification procedures. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.). Identifying gifted/talented students: A practical guide (2nd ed., pp. 151-159). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Making decisions about placement. In S. K. Johnsen (Ed.). Identifying gifted/talented students: A practical guide (2nd ed., pp. 119-149). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Assessing your school's RtI model in serving gifted students. In M. R. Coleman & S. K. Johnsen (Eds.). RtI for gifted students (pp. 105-120). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Coleman, M. R., & Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Preface. In M. R. Coleman & S. K. Johnsen (Eds.). RtI for gifted students (pp. xi-xiii). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Hughes, C. E., Rollins, K., Johnsen, S. K., Pereles, D. A., Omdal, S., Baldwin, L.,™ & Coleman, M. R. (2011). Challenges for including gifted education within an RtI model. In M. R. Coleman & S. K. Johnsen (Eds.). RtI for gifted students (pp. 121-129). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Rollins, K., Mursky, C. V., Johnsen, S. K. (2011). State RtI models for gifted children. In M. R. Coleman & S. K. Johnsen (Eds.). RtI for gifted students (pp. 23-43). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K., & Kitano, M. K. (2009). The impact of Joyce VanTassel-Baska's work on national teacher education standards. In B. MacFarlane & Tamra Stambaugh (Eds.). Leading change in gifted education: The festschrift of Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska (pp. 375-388). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K., & Goree, K. K. (2009). Teaching gifted students through independent study. In F. Karnes & S. Bean (Eds.) Strategies for teaching gifted students (pp. 415-445). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Aptitude. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity and talent. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). The Council for Exceptional Children-The Association for the Gifted. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity and talent. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Identification. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity and talent. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Nationally Normed and Standardized Tests

Brown, L. Sherbenou, R., & Johnsen S. (2010). Test of Nonverbal Intelligence-4. Austin, TX: PRO-ED.

Johnsen, S. K., Sherbenou, R., & Brown, L. (2010). Critical reviews and research findings for the TONI: 1982-2009. Austin, TX: PRO-ED.

Refereed Journal Publications

Johnsen, S. K. (in press). Standards in gifted education and their effects on professional competence. Gifted Child Today, 35.

Shiu, A., Kettler, T., & Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Social effects of Hispanic students enrolled in an AP class in middle school. Journal for Advanced Academics, 21, 58-82.

Hughes, C. E., Rollins, K., Johnsen, S. K., Pereles, D. A., Omdal, S., Baldwin, L., ™ & Coleman, M. R. (2009). Remaining challenges for the use of RtI with gifted education. Gifted Child Today, 32(3), 58-61.

Rollins, K., Mursky, C., Shah-Coltrane, S., & Johnsen, S. K. (2009). RtI models for gifted students. Gifted Child Today, 32(3), 20-30.

Invited and/or Non-Refereed Journal Publications

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Using standards to design identification procedures. Tempo, 31(2), 8-15, 33.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). A comparison of the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students and the 2010 NAGC pre-K-grade 12 gifted programming standards. Tempo, 31(1), 10-28.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011). Principles underlying the 2010 programming standards in gifted education [From the Editor]. Gifted Child Today, 34(2), 5.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, winter). New NAGC P-12 gifted programming standards: Changes and opportunities. Teaching for High Potential, 15-16.

Fearon, D. D., & Johnsen, S. K. (2010). What the research says about technology and gifted students. Tempo, 30(4), 9-16.

Hannig, A. P., & Johnsen, S. K. (2010). What the research says about effective instructional practices for gifted students. Tempo, 30(3),10-18.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010). What the research says about parent perceptions and their influence on gifted students. Tempo, 30(2), 7-17, 46.

Johnsen, S. K., Qiu, X., & Frederick, K. (2010). What does the research say about leadership development of gifted students. Tempo, 30(1), 9-18.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010). Teacher performance assessments. [From the Editor]. Gifted Child Today, 33(1), 5.

Thomson, D., Johnsen, S. K., & Goree, K. (2009). What the research says about highly gifted students. Tempo, 29(4), 10-20.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Beginning again in gifted education. [From the Editor]. Gifted Child Today, 32(4), 5.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). What the research says about the nature of gifted students, Tempo, 29(3), 19-32.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Best practices in identifying gifted students. Principal, 88(5), 8-14.

Colvin, R., & Johnsen, S. K. (2009). What the research says about critical issues in gifted education. Tempo, 29(2), 25-30.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). Showing academic growth of gifted students. [From the Editor]. Gifted Child Today, 32(2), 5.

Johnsen, S. K., & Colvin, R. (2009). What the research says about advocacy strategies: An update. Tempo, 29(1), 28-34.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009). "Flow" and the schooling experience. [From the Editor]. Gifted Child Today, 32(1), 5.

Technical Reports

Johnsen, S. K., & Witte, M. (2010). City of Waco project promise: Annual report: October 1, 2008-September 30, 2010. Waco, TX: City of Waco.

Johnsen, S. K., & Witte, M. (2009). City of Waco project promise: Annual report: October 1, 2008-September 30, 2009. Waco, TX: City of Waco.

Professional Materials

Johnsen, S. K., VanTassel-Baska, J., Kitano, M., Mursky, C., Matthews, M., Shaunessy, E., Lord, W.,™ & Krisel, S. (2010, November). The pre-k-grade 12 gifted programming standards. Booklet distributed at the National Association for Gifted Children Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Refereed Presentations at International Conferences

Barnard-Brak, L., Johnsen, S. K., & Pond, A. (2009, August). The incidence of potentially gifted students within a special education population. Presentation at the Biennial World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children. Vancouver, Canada.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, August). Using nonverbal intelligence tests to identify gifted students from diverse populations. Presentation at the Biennial World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children. Vancouver, Canada.

Refereed Presentations at National Conferences

Paliokas, K., Cook, L, Johnsen, S., Mitchell, A., & Salazar, M. (2011, April). Implications of the new InTASC model core teaching standards for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators. Session at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, April). Effective practices for identifying and assessing diverse students in gifted education programs. Strand session at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, April). Pre-K-12 programming standards in gifted education. Showcase session at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, April). The incidence of gifted students with disabilities: Policy and practice recommendations. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K., & Coleman, M. R. (2010, November). Response to intervention and gifted education. Presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Johnsen, S. K., Baldwin, L., Coleman, M. R., Hughes, C., Pereles, D., & Rollins, K. (2010, April). Taking a seat at the table: Response to intervention and gifted education. Showcase session at the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Johnsen, S. K., Mursky, C., Kettler, T. (2009, November). PK-12 gifted program standards: Revisions and their implications for gifted educators. Presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children, St. Louis, MO.

Johnsen, S. K., Boswell, C., Friedman-Nimz, R., & Rollins, K. (2009, April). Policy and legislative issues: Their effects on gifted and talented students. Showcase session at the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Seattle, WA.

Coleman, M. R., Johnsen, S. K., Montgomery, D., Adams, C., Cross, T., Taradash, G., & Shah-Coltrane, S. (2009, April). Evidence-based practices for culturally responsive gifted education. Preconvention workshop at the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Seattle, WA.

Invited Presentations

Paliokas, K., Cook, L., Johnsen, S. K., Mitchell, A., & Salazar, M. D. C. (2011, April). Implications of the NEW InTASC core teaching standards for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators. Invited Session at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, April). Effective practices for identifying and assessing diverse students in gifted education programs. Invited Session at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, February). Successful use of student-outcome assessments. Webinar for the National Association for Gifted Children's Virtual Academy on "Using the NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards in your State and District."

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, February). Effective instructional strategies for teaching independent study. Breakout session at the annual conference of the Oklahoma Association for Gifted, Creative, Talented at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Johnsen, S. K. (2011, February). The top ten differentiation practices. Keynote address at the annual conference of the Oklahoma Association for Gifted, Creative, Talented at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Callahan, C. M., Cross, T., Ambrose, D., McCoach, B. D., Siegle, D., & Johnsen, S. (2010, November). Journal editors speak: How to publish your work in gifted education journals. Signature Session at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, November). The revised NAGC P-12 programming standards: the foundation for quality gifted education services. Signature Session at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Coleman, M. R., & Johnsen, S. K. (2010, November). RtI for gifted children: A goodness of fit? Signature Session at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, November). Assessment and identification. Preconference "Wednesday Essentials" Presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, November). Essentials of gifted education: Designing and delivering excellent programs for gifted learners. Preconference "Wednesday Essentials" Presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, September). Developing partnerships with schools and advocating for your gifted child. Presentation at The Association for the Gifted Fall Institute in Gifted Education. Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, September). Designing Interdisciplinary Units. Presentation at The Association for the Gifted Fall Institute in Gifted Education. Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, September). Managing your classroom for differentiation. Presentation at The Association for the Gifted Fall Institute in Gifted Education. Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, April). An overview of TONI-4's development and characteristics. Presentation at Center for Professional Learning, Rochester City Schools, Rochester, NY.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, June). Identification of young children. New York Times online opinion forum, Room for Debate.

Johnsen, S. K., Baldwin, L., Hughes, C., Pereles, D., Omdahl, S., & Rollins, K. (2010, April). Meeting the needs of gifted students within an RtI framework. Presentation at the annual symposium of The Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children, Nashville, TN.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). Designing curriculum for twice-exceptional students. Presentation at the National Curriculum Network Conference 2010: Meeting the needs of gifted children. Williamsburg, VA: The College of William and Mary.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). Moving beyond the bake sale: Parents navigating the school system. Presentation at the National Curriculum Network Conference 2010: Meeting the needs of gifted children. Williamsburg, VA: The College of William and Mary.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). Using evaluation to improve programs for gifted students. Presentation at the National Curriculum Network Conference 2010: Meeting the needs of gifted children. Williamsburg, VA: The College of William and Mary.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). Using the national teacher education standards in gifted education for curriculum development. Keynote at the National Curriculum Network Conference 2010: Meeting the needs of gifted children. Williamsburg, VA: The College of William and Mary.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). A revision of the NAGC pre-K-12 gifted program standards. Presentation to the National Association for Gifted Children State Affiliates, Washington, DC.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, March). A revision of the NAGC pre-K-12 gifted program standards. Presentation to the National Association for Gifted Children Board, Washington, DC.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, February). Disproportionality and the identification of gifted students. Presentation at the Iowa Association for the Gifted and Talented, Chicago, IL.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, February). Interpreting multiple assessments. Presentation at the Iowa Association for the Gifted and Talented, Chicago, IL.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, February). Issues related to assessment. Presentation at the Iowa Association for the Gifted and Talented, Chicago, IL.

Johnsen, S. K. (2010, February). National teacher education standards and their effects. Presentation at the Iowa Association for the Gifted and Talented, Chicago, IL.

Crutchfield, M., & Johnsen, S. K. (2010, January). NAGC-CEC/NCATE program reviewer refresher training. Webinar sponsored by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education. Washington DC.

Coleman, M. R., & Johnsen, S. K. (2010, January). Overview of RtI for gifted education. Webinar sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, Washington DC.

Johnsen, S. K., & Kettler, T. (2009, December). Components of an exemplary program: From standards to best practices. Preconference Institute at the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented, Houston, TX.

McCoach, D. B., Siegle, D., Cross, T., Johnsen, S., & Ambrose, D. (2009, November). Journal editors speak: How to publish your work in gifted education journals. Panel presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children, St. Louis, MO.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, September). Identification of underrepresented groups for gifted services. Keynote at the The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky Conference, "Diversity and Developing Gifts and Talents." Bowling Green, KY.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, September). Teaching twice-exceptional students. Presentation at the The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky Conference, "Diversity and Developing Gifts and Talents." Bowling Green, KY.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, July). Teaching twice-exceptional students. Presentation at the New Mexico Association for the Gifted Annual Summer Institute, "Gifted: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." Albuquerque, NM.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, July). Gifted tomorrow: Issues related to the identification of gifted students. Keynote at the New Mexico Association for the Gifted Annual Summer Institute, "Gifted: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." Albuquerque, NM.

Johnsen, S. K., & Kitano, M. (2009, July). Gifted today: Using the national gifted education standards. Keynote at the New Mexico Association for the Gifted Annual Summer Institute, "Gifted: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." Albuquerque, NM.

Johnsen, S. K. (2009, February). Assessment alignment to standards and their technical qualities. Presentation at the National Association for Gifted Children University Network meeting. Washington, DC.

Funded Grants

Project Promise, City of Waco, funded for $489,020 (1999-2012). Principal investigator for the project.

GEAR-UP, Department of Education, Project Promise, funded for $372,300 (1999-2005 @ $62,050 per year). Principal director for the project.

GEAR-UP, Department of Education, Evaluation funded for $600,000 (1999-2005 @$100,000 per year). Primary evaluator for the project.

Middle School Initiative-Year 4; Waco Public Schools through the Texas Education Agency, $15, 963 (2003-2004). Evaluation Services Center principal evaluator for the project.

Evaluation of the Gifted Program in the Hayes County Independent School District, $9,950 (2002-2003). Evaluation Services Center principal evaluator for the project.

The Texas Beginning Educator Support System (TxBESS), State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), funded for $239,000 (2001-2002). Principal evaluator of the project.

The Texas Beginning Educator Support System (TxBESS), State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), funded for $297,000 (1998-2001). Principal evaluator of the project.

Fostering On-Line Curriculum Understanding/Implementation for Student Success in the Mexia ISD, $45,000 (2001-2004). Evaluation Services Center principal evaluator for the project.

Innovation Project, Mexia, TX, Texas Education Agency, funded for $45,000 (2001-2004). Principal evaluator for the project.

Academic 2000, Mexia, TX, Texas Education Agency, funded for $24,600 (2000-2001). Principal evaluator for the project.

21st Century Community Learning Centers, U. S. Department of Education, funded for $191,625 (2000-2003). Principal evaluator

Awards:

President's Award, The National Association for Gifted Children, 2011

Contributions to the Academic Community Award, Baylor University, Spring, 2009.

The Audrey Nelson Community Development Award for Project Promise, Washington, DC, 2006.

Identified as one of six great teachers at Baylor University in the Baylor Line, Magazine of the Baylor Alumni Association [Asher, L. (2002). Face to face. Baylor Line, 64(2), 27].

President's Award, Texas Association for Gifted and Talented, 2001

Leadership Award, Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children, 1999

Courses Taught:

TED 2250. Introduction to Teaching in Gifted and Talented Education

TED 3620. Teaching Associate Practicum-literacy (EC-4)(Gifted Cohort)

TED 3621. Teaching Associate Practicum-math (EC-4)(Gifted Cohort)

TED 3630. Teaching Associate Practicum (4-8)(Gifted Cohort)

TED 3640. Teaching Associate Practicum (8-12)(Gifted Cohort)

TED 4351. Differentiation

TED 4350. Exceptionalities

EDP 3376. Applied Behavior Analysis

EDP 4350. Introduction to the Gifted Child

EDP 4383. Adapting Instruction for Special Needs Learner

EDP 4378. Practicum for Adapting Instruction

EDP 5340. Educational and Psychological Measurement

EDP 5351. Social/Emotional Needs of the Gifted

EDC 5352. Curriculum Development for the Gifted

EDC 5353. Creativity and Strategies for Teaching the Gifted

EDP 5V54. Practicum with Gifted

EDP 6154. Introduction to Multidisciplinary Studies

EDP 6155. Reflection of Multidisciplinary Studies

EDP 6335. Research Practicum in Education

EDP 6337. Psychometric Theory and Construction

EDP 6338. Grant Writing

EDP 6340. Practicum in Adult Learning: Campus Based

EDP 6341. Practicum in Adult Learning: Field-Based

EDP 6351. Futures and Change

Other:

Gifted Child Today(Editor)

Gifted Child Quarterly(Editorial Review Board)

Journal for Secondary Gifted Education(Advisory Board and Reviewer)

Journal for the Education of the Gifted(Reviewer, Publications Board)

Roeper Review (Editorial Board and Reviewer)

President, The Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, DC, January, 2008 to December, 2010.

Chair, Knowledge and Skills subcommittee, Council for Exceptional Children, Washington DC

Invited chair of Professional Standards Committee, the National Association for Gifted Children, Washington DC

Member of the INTASC Board to revise the core teacher preparation standards, 2009-2011.

Program Reviewer, National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education, 2007 to present

Board of Examiner, National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education, 2005 to present