Gifted Education Advanced Learning
Twice-Exceptional Learners Special Needs Students

About the Author

Jaime A. Castellano, Ed.D.

Jaime A. Castellano, Ed.D.
Jaime A. Castellano is one of the nation's leading authorities on the identification, recruitment, and retention of low-income, culturally, and linguistically diverse gifted students. Dr. Castellano has particular expertise and success in working with school districts across the nation to increase the number of Hispanic/Latino students, as well as English language learners, in gifted education programs. With more than 20 years in the field, he has served as a teacher of the gifted, school-based assistant principal and principal supervising gifted education programs; district-level administrator, coordinator, specialist, and director; state department of education specialist; and adjunct and/or visiting graduate school professor in gifted education, educational leadership, English to speakers of other languages (ESOL), and special education. Castellano has edited three books on understanding our most able students from diverse backgrounds; written and/ or edited multiple chapters, articles, and monographs in the field; and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Advanced Academics (JAA), Journal for the Education of the Gifted (JEG); and Roeper Review. He also has served as principal investigator and professional development consultant on a number of Javits grants. Castellano continues to consult with school districts across the county on the inclusion of low-income, culturally, and linguistically diverse students in gifted education programming. He currently resides on the Navajo Nation in Ganado, AZ, where he serves as an elementary school principal and director of gifted education and advanced placement.

Books by Jaime A. Castellano, Ed.D.

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