Training


2000 Boston University, Ph.D. Human Development (Psychology)

2020 Twice-exceptional Education Academic Graduate Certificate (Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education)

2021 Mind, Brain and Teaching Academic Graduate Certificate (Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Education)

2022
Council of Parent Attorney and Advocates (COPAA)

Special Education Advocate Training (SEAT 1.0)

Related Presentations


2022 JuneGHF Annual Conference.

“Mentors are key: Parental, researcher and student perspective” [O’ Kelley Legends: 2e Behind The Scenes Documentary Excerpt & Panel Discussion] (Host & Panelist)

2022 AprilCal State LA University, CA . “O’Kelley Legends & the importance of mentors.” (Host & Panelist)

2022 April: National Summit for Educational Equity – Pathways to an Equitable Workforce. Twice and thrice exceptional learner-teacher success by transforming information into insight:  Introduction to the N.E.S.T! visual guiding framework. (Presenter)

2022 March: Annual Gifted Education Policy Symposium and Conference: Pre-Conference Panel on Diversity in Gifted Education Research:

” Asian Americans, Pacific islanders & AAPI Communities” (Invited Panelist)

2022 FebBaylor University GT Parent Conference: “Social-emotional support: Empowerment through parent groups.” (Co-presenter)

2021 Oct: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) SENGinar: “From Guidance to Action: Helping GT Families Organize to Change Policies in Public Schools and Meet Gifted Needs.” (Co-presenter)

2021 July: Pre-conference APA certified workshop SENG Annual Conference: “From Guidance to Action: Helping GT Families Organize to Change Policies in Public Schools and Meet Gifted Needs.” (Co-presenter)

2021 MarchMTO Shahmaghsoudi Global Roundtable Discussion of Women. (Panelist)

2020 JulyC&!.”Weathering the Storm: Uniting for Gifted Education in Uncertain Times.” ( GEFN Presenter/Facilitator)

2020 April: Texas Parents of the Profoundly Gifted. “Weathering the Storm: Uniting for Gifted Education in Uncertain Times.” (GEFN Presenter)

2020 February: GT Parent Conference, Baylor Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development. “Protect and Improve your District’s GT Program: How Parents Can Get Started.” 



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