Roberts and Inman Win Legacy Book Award
- The Center for Gifted Studies
- Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Dr. Julia Link Roberts and Dr. Tracy Ford Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University, as well as Dr. Jennifer Robins of Baylor University, have won the 2018 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT) Legacy Book Award in the Scholar category for their work editing the textbook Introduction to Gifted Education. The Scholar category honors books that guide graduate students or advanced educators to understand and expand upon the latest research on giftedness and gifted and talented education.
The TAGT Legacy Book Awards honor outstanding books published in the United States that have long-term potential for positively influencing the lives of gifted individuals and contribute to the understanding, well-being, education, and success of gifted and talented students.
Books are nominated for this award by their publishers, and submitted entries are sent out for review to readers across the country. The highest ranking book in each category is selected.
“Recognition for this award is shared by my colleagues who edited the book as well as those who wrote chapters. We are honored to receive the 2018 Legacy Book Award in the Scholar category,” said Dr. Roberts.
When asked about the honor, Dr. Inman said, “I am so grateful for our 35 authors who provided the rich, objective, and inclusive content that makes this book innovative.”
The awardees were recognized at giftED18, the TAGT Annual Conference, November 28 – 30, 2018, in Fort Worth, TX, which brought together nearly 2,000 educators who share a passion fore gifted education.
To learn more about the TAGT Legacy Book Awards and to see a full list of nominees and winners, please visit: https://www.txgifted.org/legacy-book-awards.
To learn more about Introduction to Gifted Education, visit: https://www.prufrock.com/Introduction-to-Gifted-Education-P2909.aspx.
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