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Vicki Phelps

Milligan University
Assistant Professor of Education

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Dr. Vicki Phelps is an Assistant Professor of Education at Milligan University, Johnson City, TN., where she works with undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral candidates. She has been involved in gifted education for 25+ years, including teaching at both the elementary and secondary levels across Texas, Illinois, and Tennessee. She has collaboratively developed and opened a gifted magnet school and enjoys providing professional learning and consultation services to school districts seeking to improve equitable gifted practices. Dr. Phelps regularly presents at state, national, and international gifted conferences, and is the recipient of the 2021 NAGC Book of the Year Award - Practitioner Category (with Emily Mofield) for Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education. In addition to her published research on gifted motivation, her work is also included in The New Teacher’s Guide to Overcoming Common Challenges. She is the author of Successful Online Learning with Gifted Students, Strength-Based Goal Setting in Gifted Education (with Karah Lewis), and upcoming new release, Coaching in Gifted Education (with Emily Mofield). Dr. Phelps is Chair-Elect for NAGC’s Special Schools and Programs and sits on the Board of Trustees for Quest Academy, a school for gifted learners in Palatine, IL. Dr. Phelps' current book project is The Power of Purpose in Gifted Education: An Instructional Decision-Making Framework for Student -Centered Learning in Gifted Education.

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