Gifted & Talented Endorsement Program
College of Education
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Dr. Wendy Leader has devoted her education and career to the education of the gifted, and is currently the Gifted & Talented Coordinator for Mesa County District 51 in Grand Junction. She has presented at numerous conferences and has served on many boards and committees relating to the gifted.
Her areas of expertise include creativity; thinking skills and questioning strategies; K-8 mathematics; curriculum and instruction; design, concept-based differentiation; underserved populations; identification and psychology of giftedness; conceptual foundations of gifted education; and teacher education and professional development.
She holds a Colorado Teacher's License and is endoresed as a Gifted Education Specialist in elementary education.
Ph.D., Special Education - Education of the Gifted
University of Arizona
M.A., Special Education - Teaching the Gifted
University of Northern Colorado
CURR 5211 Curriculum Models & Programming
CURR 5206 Creativity