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Arlene DeVries

Adjunct Instructor, Online Learning School of Education

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-3726
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311


M.S.E. in Guidance and Counseling - Drake University

Honors & Professional Memberships

  • Gifted and Talented Consultant Des Moines Public Schools for more than 24 years
  • Private Gifted and Talented Consultant
  • Co-Chair ITAG conference
  • Past board member/President – ITAG
  • Past board member/President – SENG
  • Past board member - NAGC
  • Past chair, Parent Community Division, NAGC
  • Co-Author “Parents’ Guide to Gifted Children”
  • Sr. Author “Gifted Parent Groups: The SENG Model”
  • Conducted 70 10-week guided discussion groups for parents of gifted
  • Presented 2-day workshops on the SENG model throughout the US and in five foreign countries
  • Attended and presented at more than 80 Gifted and Talented Conferences
  • SENG Outstanding Leadership Award
  • ITAG Distinguished Service Award
  • Drake University School of Education Outstanding Alumnae Award

Courses Taught

Social Emotional Needs of the Gifted

SOE News
February 22, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.