Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D. is a career educator with over 40 years of experience as a practitioner, scholar, author and consultant. In addition to local district and university experiences, Davis served for five years as the Virginia State Specialist for K-12 Gifted services. A graduate of the College of William & Mary, Dr. Davis holds both master’s and doctorate degrees in Gifted Education. Davis has conducted workshops, been a long-term program consultant, and served as a keynote speaker and distinguished guest lecturer across the nation, in South Africa, the Caribbean, Dubai UAE & Turkey. Diversity Education and Gifted Education are her areas of special expertise. Dr. Davis served for five years on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children. She has published numerous articles, technical reports and book chapters and is the author of the award-winning book: Bright,Talented & Black: a Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners and Gifted Children of Color Around the World: Diverse Needs, Exemplary Practices and Directions for the Future, co-edited with Dr. James L. Moore III. Dr. Davis was recently awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted organization (SENG).
Three upcoming books (all by Fall 2021):
1- Empowering Underserved Gifted Students: Voices from the Field (lead co-editor w/ Deb Douglas)
2- Culturally Responsive Teaching in Gifted Education: Building Cultural competence and Serving diverse Student populations (co-editor w/ Matt Fugate, Wendy Behrens, Cecilia Boswell & me)
3- Bright Talented & Black 2nd Ed (single author)
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar. (Link leads to the event in the GHF Forum – Member Content)
When: April 16, 2021 03:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Expert Series Educators: Parenting and Education of Black Gifted Children with Joy Lawson Davis
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