Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin teaches the Post Doc Masterclass at University of Cambridge once per year (as lecturer) but lives most of the year in California writing books for educators. Her 10 books relate to sharing education research, gifted education, and teacher burnout. She has a Ph.D. in Education and served as an award-winning K-12 teacher, assistant principal / school administrator, district administrator, and chief education & research officer. She is an active member of Mensa and many educational organizations, and she serves on multiple advisory boards and panels. Dr. Rankin presents her research findings profusely, including regular presentations for organizations like the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and U.S. Department of Education, and she frequently presents internationally (e.g., her TED Talk at TEDxTUM). Her radio appearances include National Public Radio (NPR) and popular education broadcasts. Dr. Rankin’s many honors include winning Teacher of the Year and being honored multiple times by the U.S. White House. For example, the American flag was once flown over the U.S. Capitol Building in honor of Dr. Rankin and her dedication. Her complete CV is available at www.JennyRankin.com/bio, and she can be found on Twitter at www.twitter.com/JennyGRankin (@JennyGRankin).
Education
Ph.D. - see www.JennyRankin.com/education
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
sharing research/information/knowledge, education, educational technology (edtech), data, data use, data visualation, school culture, presentation skills, writing strategies, gifted and talented education, differentiation, leadership, engagement, rigor, working with the media, education career advancement
Personal Interests
hiking, reading, writing, history, fantasy novels, travel, fitness, nutrition, dogs, humor/comedy, design, drawing, building
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