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Lynn Roth Taylor

Adjunct Instructor, Education Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Email: lynn.rothtaylor@drake.edu or lynnrothtaylor@gmail.com
Phone: 757.270.3880
Address: 2507 University Ave. Des Moines, IA 50311 516 Oak Grove Road Norfolk, VA 23505



  • B.A. History and English – Holy Names University, Oakland, California
  • M.S. Gifted Education and Early Childhood – University of California at Los Angeles, Old Dominion University, and graduate studies at University of Virginia

Honors & Professional Memberships

  • Taught elementary, middle and high school students in California for 14 years
  • Taught in Dr. Barbara Clark’s University Enrichment School for five years
  • Taught in Dr. Carolyn Callahan’s UVA Summer Enrichment School for Gifted 5 years
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia for 15 years teaching the Virginia Gifted Endorsement Series
  • “Teacher of the Year” three times while teaching special populations and 2e gifted students
  • Gifted and Talented specialist for the Norfolk Public Schools for 20 years
  • Presented at the World Council Gifted for Gifted Talented Conference in Barcelona on the Identification and Needs of Special Populations of Gifted Children
  • Interim Senior Coordinator for Gifted Programs Norfolk Public Schools, Virginia
  • Research interests include giftedness, 2e gifted students and the emotional needs of the highly gifted
  • Member of the Virginia Association of Gifted VAG, National Association of Gifted Children NAGC, and World Council for Gifted and Talented Children WCGTC

Courses Taught

Special Populations of Gifted Students

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