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Dr. Emily Mofield

Lipscomb University
Assistant Professor of Education - Gifted
Nashville, Tennessee

Emily Mofield, Ed.D., is an assistant professor in the College of Education at Lipscomb University where she teaches gifted education and doctoral research courses. Her background includes 15 years of experience teaching gifted students and leading gifted services. Emily recently served as the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Chair for Curriculum Studies. She has coauthored numerous award-winning advanced language arts curriculum units with Tamra Stambaugh/Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth. She is also the author/coauthor of several research publications related to achievement motivation and collaborative teaching practices and has received the NAGC Hollingworth Award for excellence in gifted education research (with Megan Parker Peters).

She is a National Board Certified Teacher in language arts and has recently been recognized with the 2019 Tennessee Association for the Gifted’s Jo Patterson Distinguished Service Award and the 2019 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented's Legacy Book Award for Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence (with Megan Parker Peters). Emily regularly leads professional learning addressing the social-emotional needs of gifted learners and implementing effective differentiation strategies for advanced learners for school districts, conferences, and special groups.