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April Wells is the Coordinator for Gifted, Advanced Placement, Academies, and World Languages in Illinois School District U-46, where she redesigned District U-46’s gifted programming in 2012-2013. April serves on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Association for Gifted Children and has presented at conferences including IAGC, National Association for Gifted Children, the Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students, and the College of William and Mary Center for Gifted Education. Interests focus on equity pedagogy, underrepresented learners, developing a gifted continuum of services,and providing instructional supports that allow students to maximize their pursuits. April has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from DePaul University, a master’s in Teaching and a master’s in Administration and Supervision from National Louis University, and is pursuing a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Bilingual Education and English Language Learners at Northern Illinois University.

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Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Education | Gender Equity in Education

Diversity Speaker Series: April Wells



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