Join us as we talk with Dr. Kristina Collins, President of SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) about her many roles in the world of gifted education and support. We’ll hear the latest news from SENG, with a look to the future. We’ll talk about the common threads Dr. Collins sees in her work with various organizations, and how she brings these organizations together in a common cause of supporting gifted people throughout the lifespan. We’ll also discuss her work as a passionate advocate for culturally and racially diverse learners, and ask her for some timely advice on being actively, rather than passively, anti-racist. We’re excited to find out what is going on in the world of gifted education and social/emotional support from the perspective of someone who is helping to shape a brighter future for gifted learners.
Dr. Kristina Henry Collins
Dr. Kristina Henry Collins is a graduate of the The University of Georgia, where she earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology. She also holds an Ed.S. in educational psychology from the The University of Georgia, a M.S.Ed. in mathematics from Jacksonville State University, a B.S. in engineering from the University of Alabama, and a Military Science diploma in cryptology from the United States Navy. Dr. Collins has many years of experience with STEM teaching and leading in Title I middle schools and high schools. Her professional certifications include technology education, AP computer science, and educational leadership/administration. At Texas State University, she teaches courses related to talent development and gifted education. She was selected as a finalist as 2021 “Person to Watch” in Gifted Education, by the 2e News and Bridges Academy.
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