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Christian named to Gifted and Talented Education Council

Photo: Dr. Carol ChristianMorehead State University’s Dr. Carol Christian has been appointed to the Kentucky Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education by Gov. Matt Bevin.

Dr. Christian, of Lexington, is the director of MSU’s Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics. She will represent postsecondary education institutions. Also appointed were Brandy Carol Daniels, of Somerset, and Dianne Burns Mackey, of Utica, All three terms expire December 15, 2019.

Dr. Christian has been with MSU since 2011 as an assistant professor and director of P-16 program. Prior to that, Dr. Christian was district achievement gap coordinator for Kentucky’s Department of Education.

She holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Louisville as well as graduate and undergraduate degrees from Eastern Kentucky University.

The Kentucky Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education is composed of 19 members appointed by the governor. The council makes recommendations regarding the provisions and services for gifted and talented students in Kentucky’s education system.

Additional information is available by calling Dr. Christian at 606-783-9025.