Teacher Education Position Paper Committee

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Teacher Education Position Paper CommitteeIn November, we issued a call for applicants to work on a committee to draft a position paper on teacher education standards. We received 67 applications representing 30 different countries. We were pleased to see such great interest in this important topic. From these applications, 17 individuals were selected to be a part of the committee chaired by Norma Hafenstein. The members are listed below.

  • Norma Hafenstein (USA), Chair
  • Rosemary Cathcart (New Zealand)
  • Viviene DeOkoro (Jamaica)
  • Soha Elzalabany (Egypt)
  • Szilvia Fodor (Hungary)
  • Shelagh Gallagher (USA)
  • Sule Gucyeter (Turkey)
  • Ernst Albert Hany (Germany)
  • Ahmed Hemdan (UAE)
  • Mojca Juriševič (Slovenia)
  • Michael Kainose Mhlolo (South Africa)
  • Federica Mormando (Italy)
  • Srinivasan Muthusamy (India)
  • Connie Phelps (USA)
  • Michelle Ronksley-Pavia (Australia)
  • Bruce M. Shore (Canada)
  • Mantak Yuen (China)
  • Rachel Zorman (Israel)

Thank you to each person who applied. We truly appreciate the willingness of our members to serve.

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