“We are a community of possibilities, not a community of problems” – Peter Block, Community: The Structure of Belonging.
Cherin has an educational background in Philosophy, Literature, and Psychology. Her passion & focus lies within the realm of kids & education.
Cherin strongly supports equity and diversity in public & gifted education. Her five gifted girls all attend(ed) public schools in CFBISD, where she had the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge about gifted education. In collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and parents, Cherin has helped maintain, support, and improve GT programming in her district.
Cherin became interested with the mission of SENG and a trained facilitator over a decade ago in 2010. She is an advocate for students who demonstrate exceptional performance. Her passion in keeping the focus on support of adequate programming, social & emotional, and educational needs of the gifted, has made a positive impact in her community.
Cherin currently serves as President of the Carrollton Farmers Branch Association for the Gifted and talented CFBISD’s AGT , and was Chair for the TAGT (Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented) www.txgifted.org, Parent Division in 2018/19. She is also a Texas Parent Teacher Association Life Member.