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Associate Director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI), Clinical Associate Professor, & High-ability Certificate/Licensure Advisor Gifted, Creative and TalentedEducational Studies
I enjoy teaching undergraduate and graduate level educational psychology courses and conducting research in gifted education. I also supervise youth enrichment programs year-round as Associate Director of Purdue’s Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute.
- Ph.D. — Education/Gifted, Creative and Talented Studies, Purdue University
- M.S. — Education/School Counseling, Purdue University
- B.A. — English/Education, Purdue University
- 2022 – Present
Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Director of GERI, GCT Certificate Adviser
- 2017 – 2022
Clinical Assistant Professor, Associate Director of GERI, GCT Certificate Adviser
- 2016 – 2017
Clinical Assistant Faculty, Associate Director of GERI, GCT Certificate Adviser
- 2014 – 2016
GERI Summer Residential Programs, Purdue University
- 2013 – 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant
- 1987 – 2013
K-12 Teacher & Guidance Counselor/Director
- National Association for Gifted Children Doctoral Student Award (2017)
- Dean’s Doctoral Student Scholarship (2016-17)
- John Feldhusen Doctoral Student Fellowship (2016-17)
- Cecelia Zissis Graduate Student Scholarship (2016-17)
- Recipient of the Indian Trails Career Cooperative School Counselor of the Year Award (2010)
- Recipient of the American School Counselor Association’s Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) Award for Carroll Consolidated School Corporation’s K-12 school counseling program (2007)
- Recipient of Indiana’s Gold Star School Counseling Award for Carroll Consolidated School Corporation’s K-12 school counseling program (2006)
- Recipient of the Indiana Middle Level Education Association’s Regional School Counselor of the Year Award (1996)
+ Research and Publications
Professional development in gifted education. The use of gifted pedagogy to improve teacher preparation. Talent development in under-served populations, including students in rural areas. Leadership development. Guidance and counseling gifted students, including career development.
- Gentry, M. & Seward, K. (2022). Gifted students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. In J. Roberts, & T. Inman, Introduction to Gifted Children (2nd ed.) Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
- Lee, H., Seward, K., & Gentry, M. (2022). Equitable identification of underrepresented gifted students: The relationship between students? academic achievement and a teacher-rating scale. Journal of Advanced Academics, 1-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1932202X221088816
- Seward, K., & Gentry, M. (2022). Protocols for identification: Increasing equity for underrepresented groups. In J. Nyberg & J. Mazone (Eds.). Creating equitable services for the gifted: Protocols for identification, implementation, and evaluation. IGI Global. http://www.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8153-7.ch001
- Seward, K., & Gaesser, A. H. (2018). Career decision making with gifted rural students: Considerations for school counselors and teachers. Gifted Child Today, 41(4), 217-225. doi:10.1177/1076217518786986
- Paul, K. A. & Seward, K. (2016). Place-based investment model of talent development: A proposed model for developing and reinvesting talents within the community. Journal of Advanced Academics, 27(4), 311-342. doi: 10.1177/1932202X16669546>
- Pereira, N., Jen, E., Seward, K., Tay, J. (2016). University-based programs for gifted students. In F. Piske, T. Stoltz, S. Bahia, & J. Machado, Altas habilidades/superdotação (AH/SD) e criatividade: Identificação e atendimento [High ability/giftedness and creativity: Identification and programming. Curitiba, PR: Juruá Editora.
- Seward, K. & Gentry, M. (2015). Grouping and instructional management strategies for rural gifted students. In T. Stambaugh & S. M. Wood (Eds.). Serving gifted students in rural settings (pp. 111-135). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
+ Courses Typically Taught
- EDPS 54000 — Gifted, Creative, and Talented Children
- EDPS 54200 — Curriculum and Program Planning in Gifted Education
- EDPS 54500 — Social and Affective Development of Gifted Children
- EDPS 69500 — Practicum in Gifted Education