Every writer needs a muse…


Charlotte began taking notes when a parent was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. She was urged to share her writings with a larger audience, and published her first book. As a teacher of gifted students, she noticed a similar structure of support was in play. Both groups did not have a voice…








For populations without voice or power

their well-being depends on a three-legged stool of family, professionals, and advocates.  A family member, a teacher, and then an advocate, Charlotte found her niche working as a bridge of support between the three legs of the stool. She continues to write and advocate for both groups.

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She advocated with state lawmakers:

“Charlotte is my most trusted advisor in the gifted child arena in education…”

Washington State Senator Ann Rivers

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Gifted Advocacy at the School District Level

Advocacy seems to be happening year-round.  We had our Washington State Gifted Education Day at the State Capitol in January.  I was invited to NAGC’s Advocacy Conference in the other Washington in March - my introduction to advocacy at the national level.  In June I...

The Challenge of Equity for Gifted Children

This past week I finished meeting with four state legislators to talk about the barriers to equitable identification and services for gifted children.  It has been well documented that school districts miss identification of children in minority and poverty...

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