Dr. Shelagh A. Gallagher is an independent consultant specializing in gifted education, and works with teachers and schools around the world in that capacity. Before this, she has worked in numerous educational settings including the university, specialized science and mathematics high schools for gifted students, and public schools. She has conducted research and published articles on topics including curriculum efficacy, personality attributes and giftedness, developmental and academic needs of gifted adolescents, questioning strategies for gifted students, and twice exceptional students. Dr. Gallagher served two terms on the Board of Directors of NAGC, and she has received seven curriculum awards and the Article of the Year Award from NAGC. She is also the 2016-1017 recipient of the "Person of SIGnificance” award from the National Society for Gifted Students. Dr. Gallagher is a participant in the Institute of Educational Advancement think tank on gifted education policy. And every summer Dr. Gallagher makes time to work to work with gifted adolescents as a Fellow at the award-winning camp Yunasa.