The Mensa Education & Research Foundation presented Dr. Jane M. Piirto of Ashland, Ohio, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
“When deciding who should be honored with the Award, we look for someone who has had an incredible impact on the intellectual community through his or her work in research, theory or other scholarly areas,” said Greg Timmers, Mensa Education & Research Foundation President.
“Over the years, Dr. Piirto has educated the public through a long list of publications related to education for the gifted. She’s contributed poetry, short stories, essays and has even published a novel. We are honored to present Dr. Piirto with this award.”
A faculty member at Ashland University since 1988, Dr. Piirto directs AU’s Talent Development Education (TDE) program. She teaches graduate courses… and teaches undergraduates in educational psychology and creativity.
From MERF press release August 30, 2007
Articles by Jane Piirto, Ph.D. on this site:
Metaphor and Image in Counseling the Talented
Themes in the Lives of Successful U.S. Adult Creative Writers
Article publié pour la première fois le 02/06/2015