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Dr. Bertie Kingore is an international consultant, a visiting professor/speaker at numerous universities, and a former classroom teacher in preschool through graduate school classrooms. She is recognized for her ready-to-use research-based applications, motivational ideas, and humorous insights. She is the award-winning author of 26 widely used publications, including Rigor and Engagement for Growing Minds, Differentiation: Simplified, Realistic, and Effective, The Kingore Observation Inventory (KOI), and "High-Achievers, Gifted Learners, and Creative Thinkers".
Dr. Kingore has received many honors including the 2014 National Teachers' Choice Award, the 2011 TAGT President's Award, and the 2005 Legacy Award. She also received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of North Texas where she earned her Ph.D. She is a past President of TAGT and was also recognized as the first Texas Gifted Educator of the Year. Her numerous award-winning materials help educators and guardians nurture young minds across the globe.
Bertie and her husband, Richard, are the parents of three gifted sons whose needs and talents fuel her dedication to gifted education. They currently live in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas.