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About Del Siegle

Del Siegle is a professor in gifted and talented education and Head of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He is a past president of the Montana Association of Gifted and Talented Education (Montana AGATE), past president of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and chair of the Research on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Along with Betsy McCoach, he is co-editor of Gifted Child Quarterly (founding co-editor of the Journal of Advanced Academics). He writes a technology column for Gifted Child Today. Dr. Siegle is coauthor with Gary Davis and Sylvia Rimm of the popular textbook, Education of the Gifted and Talented. He is also author of a new book, The Underachieving Gifted Child: Recognizing, Understanding, & Reversing Underachievement. Prior to becoming a professor, Del worked with gifted and talented students in Montana.

Dean’s Doctoral Scholars

We are reinventing doctoral study at the Neag School of Education. Become one of the University of Connecticut Neag School’s first-ever Dean’s Doctoral Scholars. Receive four years of full funding to earn your Ph.D. while working with our nationally-recognized faculty on critical education issues. Help us build the future of education today.

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UConn Awarded Grant for National Center for Research

We are pleased to announce that the University of Connecticut was recently awarded funding to establish a National Center for Research on Gifted Education. The Center is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education PR/Award # R305C140018. Funding begins October 1, 2014. Dr. Del Siegle will serve as the Center Director. Dr. E. Jean Gubbins will serve as Associate Director.