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consultant , researcher , gifted studies educator

Karen Beckstead Rogers, American gifted studies educator, researcher, consultant. Certified elementary teacher, California. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented, 1989. Docent Minneapolis Institute Arts, since 1975. Member Council for Exceptional Children (president The Association for the Gifted 1994-1996), National Association for Gifted Children, American Educational Research Association.

Background

Rogers, Karen Beckstead was born on November 28, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Maurice Webster and Helen Dorothy (Nalty) Beckstead.

Education

Bachelor in Humanities, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Master of Arts in Special Education, San Diego State University, 1969. Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, University Minnesota, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction Systems, University Minnesota, 1991.

Career

Coordinator Pace project West Junior Paul Schools, 1975—1977. Director Omnibus project Junior League of Minneapolis, 1978—1983. Instructor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1985—1995.

Instructor gifted studies University St. Thomas, 1984—1987, from assistant professor gifted studies to professor, 1987—2004. Professor education, research director gerric University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, since 2004, director research gerric, since 2005. Consultant, Burnsville, Minnesota, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, California.

Works

Membership

Docent Minneapolis Institute Arts, since 1975. Member Council for Exceptional Children (president The Association for the Gifted 1994-1996), National Association for Gifted Children, American Educational Research Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art collecting, art history, music appreciation, writing, reading.

Connections

Married William Geoffrey Rogers, September 11, 1965. Children: Jeanne Elizabeth Rogers Armstrong, Jennifer Lynn, Rogers Hasbrouck, William Carey.

father:
Maurice Webster Beckstead

mother:
Helen Dorothy (Nalty) Beckstead

spouse:
William Geoffrey Rogers

children:
Jeanne Elizabeth Rogers Armstrong Rogers

Jennifer Lynn Rogers

Rogers Hasbrouck Rogers

William Carey Rogers