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Susan Corwith

Associate Director
847/491-3782 ext. 2

Susan Corwith oversees the Center’s admissions, school outreach and educator professional development, family services, assessment, and marketing and communications activities. She brings to her role extensive experience in program design and evaluation, talent development, and advocacy.  She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in educational leadership and policy analysis with an emphasis on high-quality programs for gifted students. For over 20 years Dr. Corwith has been active in the field of gifted education, working as a K-12 educator, gifted program coordinator, administrator and researcher. Dr. Corwith is also an instructor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern and serves on the board of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC). Prior to joining Northwestern, she was President of the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to meeting the needs of gifted students.

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