Gifted Education Advanced Learning
Twice-Exceptional Learners Special Needs Students

About the Author

Amy Price Azano

Amy Price Azano

Amy Price Azano, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of adolescent literacy at Virginia Tech where her research focuses on rural gifted education, place-based pedagogy, and the literacy needs of rural youth. Dr. Azano teaches graduate level literacy courses to preservice teachers and doctoral students and serves as co-principal investigator on a 5-year, Jacob K. Javits Department of Education grant seeking to improve gifted education for rural learners. She is also an affiliate faculty member, leading the education research core, with the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research, and does extensive community outreach in the field of autism. Prior to her current position, Dr. Azano was a researcher and project manager on the “What Works in Gifted Education” study at the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) at the University of Virginia (UVA). Before earning her Ph.D. in English education from UVA, Dr. Azano taught high school English and served as codirector of UVA’s National Writing Project site. Her recent publications can be found in American Educational Research Journal, English Education, Journal of Advanced Academics, Journal of Research in Rural Education, Journal of Teaching Writing, and Teaching Exceptional Children.



Books by Amy Price Azano

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