Dr. Shelagh Gallagher is an internationally recognized and award-winning expert in gifted education and problem-based learning. Dr. Gallagher has received the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Curriculum Division award for her PBL units multiple times, including several years in a row, has served two terms on the NAGC Board of Directors, and continues to serve in leadership roles for NAGC. She is also a Senior Fellow at Yunasa, a summer program for highly gifted youth offered through the Institute for Educational Advancement. She is the recipient of both the Distinguished Service Award and the James J. Gallagher Award for Advocacy from the North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented for “her outstanding contributions to the education of the gifted and talented; for her lifetime advocacy for gifted learners at the district and national levels, as a scholar, teacher, author, professor, consultant, and parent; and for her service as a former Board member of NCAGT and NAGC."
Attendees will receive recertification credit hours that can be applied towards a gifted endorsement.