about benna

Benna is a Ph.D. student in Special Education with a concentration in AIG (Academically and Intellectually Gifted) at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has worked as Advanced Studies Specialist, Gifted Specialist, and an AIG teacher for middle and high school students for the past 19 years to build space for gifted and high potential teens of all shades, colors, and streaks. She has been a strong advocate for the misfits, outliers, and all others in between.  She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and then Master of Education and Master of School Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.