Dr. Lois Baldwin was both a teacher of twice exceptional students and an administrator of the Gifted Special Education Program operated by the Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), one of the first programs in the country serving students who are gifted and have learning and emotional needs. She has assisted teachers and staff with curriculum development, student issues, transition planning, assessment and professional development. She co-founded the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS) and is currently serving as the president. Dr. Baldwin has taught courses on giftedness and twice exceptionality at Manhattanville College, Pace University, College of New Rochelle and Regis University and has been a consultant and speaker at numerous national conferences and symposiums. She consulted for the Colorado Department of Education Twice Exceptional Project where she helped to design an on-line course, workshops, training modules, manuals and materials for educators throughout the state. In addition, she has co-authored the article entitled, “Beyond Stereotypes: Understanding, Recognizing, and Working with Twice-Exceptional Learners” for Teaching Exceptional Children as well as a chapter entitled, “It Takes a Team: Growing Up 2e” for the book Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties, edited by Scott Barry Kaufman. She has served as the chair of the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) Twice Exceptional Special Interest Group and the co-facilitator of the 2e Community of Practice.
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