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Leading Culturally Responsive Gifted Programs
A Roadmap for Change




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ISBN 9781032274690
June 20, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
270 Pages 12 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Written by experienced leaders in gifted education, this book is a foundational guide for supervisors, administrators, and districts seeking to create culturally responsive and equity-focused gifted policies and programs.

Engaging chapters supported by real-world vignettes and interactive contemplation corners outline key elements of culturally responsive leadership and the administrative actions necessary for disrupting systems of oppression within gifted programs. Topics covered include culturally responsive gifted education, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, authentic family engagement, using data to inform systemic change, and more.

Featuring authentic applications of culturally responsive gifted leadership practices and an innovative tool to evaluate gifted program inclusivity, this book is essential reading for all current and future leaders in gifted education.

Table of Contents

List of Figures  1. Overview and Introduction: Urgency and Need  2. Creating Culturally Inclusive Learning Environments  3. Culturally Responsive Leadership  4. Creating Sustainable Culturally Responsive Gifted Education Systems  5. Data Driven Approach  6. Systems of Support  7. Commitment to Families  8. Engaging in Equity Challenges and Charting a Course for the Future  Appendix A: Checklist for Culturally Responsive Gifted Best Practices: CLD Learners  Appendix B: Gifted-Program Inclusivity Evaluation (G-PIE)

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Biography

Robin M. Greene is a national and international speaker, scholar, and practitioner. Dr. Greene is also the co-author of Supporting Gifted ELLs in the Latinx Community: Practical Strategies, K-12 (Routledge, 2021) and currently the Supervisor of the Office of Gifted Education for the Colorado Department of Education.

Michelle Pacheco DuBois is a national and international speaker, scholar, and practitioner. Dr. DuBois is also the co-author of Supporting Gifted ELLs in the Latinx Community: Practical Strategies, K-12 (Routledge, 2021) and currently the Coordinator of Gifted and Talented in Boulder Valley School District in Colorado.