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Baldwin, Alexinia

Alexinia Y. Baldwin

Alexinia Y. Baldwin is a professor emeritus in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. She is a specialist in Education of the Gifted with emphasis on the minority gifted child. Her arti­cles and chapters on this topic appear in many journals and textbooks. She developed the Baldwin Identification Matrix, which is used by many school districts and has co-edited a text titled The Many Faces of Giftedness: Lifting the Masks. Her professional background and some of her many activities are B. S., Tuskegee University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; classroom teacher of music, physical education, teacher of the gifted; Associate Professor, State University of New York, Albany; Director of International Teacher Education Program with University of Manchester, England; professor and department head, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Connecticut; President, The Association for Gifted (TAG) 1978-1979; U.S. Delegate to the World Council for Gifted and Talented, 1981-2003; board member, National Association for Gifted Children; associate editor, Journal for Exceptional Children; International President of Altrusa International Inc. 1999-1997; Teacher of the Year award for the Association for Gifted and Talented in the State of New York (AGATE) given in her name.