Cheryl Ackerman

Cheryl Ackerman

Director of Evaluation

Delaware Environmental Institute

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Areas of Expertise

  • Can speak authoritatively about gifted individuals, including their education and social and emotional issues from childhood through adulthood.
  • Serves as a board member of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society. Served as president of the nonprofit group SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) and chaired the National Association for Gifted Children's Conceptual Foundations Network.
  • Dabrowski's developmental personality theory, the theory of positive disintegration, is an additional research interest.

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