Anita Churchville

Anita is an educational consultant and founder of the HAGT Learners Collaborative. She currently coordinates the High Ability Program at the American School of Bombay and conducts professional development workshops, courses, and ongoing coaching at a number of private international schools with European and American curricula. She previously created and coordinated special and gifted education programs at the American School of Doha and at Academia Cotopaxi. She also worked as a program specialist in the Los Angeles Unified School District in California, supporting 16 schools. She has a master's degree in special and gifted education, a K-12 principal’s license, and certification as an educational diagnostician.

She has presented workshop sessions at the International Baccalaureate (IB) Regional conference, the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) biennial world conference, annually at the Challenge for All Summit, I Am a Teacher (IAAT), ASB Un-Plugged, Center for International Education (CIE), ASB Plugged-In, International Career and Counseling Conference (IC3), DisruptED Conference, The Inquiry Educators’ Summit (TIES), the Knowledge Source Institute (KSI), University of Toronto Teacher Training Program, the Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA), East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS), Special Education Network and Inclusion Association (SENIA).

Her published writing includes The 3 E’s of Authentic Parent Partnership for Gifted Students (article, the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) and Ability Grouping ≠ Tracking (blog post, HAGT). Anita serves as a New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accreditation school visitor and as a professional mentor for the Association of International Educators and Leaders of Color (AIELOC).
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