Category: Conceptual Foundations

43 - Leader Stories: Reframing Leadership in Advanced and Gifted Learners

Friday, Nov 16
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Leadership is a hot topic. Many educators assume gifted students possess leadership strengths and expect them to lead naturally. As with any potentiality, gifted abilities in leadership require talent development. Participants learn about a new leadership concept that guides gifted students to use four leadership frames. Shared leader stories support a deep understanding of leadership frames.


Cecelia Boswell

Content Consultant
Texas Association for Gifted and Talented
De Leon, Texas

Cecelia Boswell, Ed.D., is an educator with more than forty years experience in education. She served as the Advanced Academics consultant for Education Service Center (ESC) in Abilene, TX and the executive Director of Advanced Academics for Waco ISD. She is an independent consultant working nationally and throughout Texas. Dr. Boswell has served on the Texas Association for Gifted and Talented Board of Directors and as President of the Council for Exceptional Children-Association for the Gifted. She has co-published five books on gifted education which can be seen at her website,