Allison Ross, MEd serves as Lower School STEM, Humanities and Fine Arts, and Middle School Math faculty at E.A. Young Academy, a K-12 private school for gifted, talented, and high-ability scholars. After spending the early part of her teaching career in a more traditional elementary classroom, she developed a passion for gifted learners and returned to school, earning her Masters in Gifted Education from Hardin-Simmons University. Ms. Ross thrives off of developing innovative lessons that promote authentic learning and digital media integration. In addition to aiding her students’ growth as learners, Ms. Ross enjoys coaching students through the social and emotional challenges that often accompany giftedness.
Carol Raymond, MEd, TAGT 2015 Educator of the Gifted, serves as Director of Assessment & Special Programs and a STEM educator at E.A. Young Academy, a K-12 private school for gifted, talented and high ability scholars. Her educational ambitions focus on implementing methods that meet the social and emotional needs of students through authentically challenging academic pursuits. Mrs. Raymond frequently presents at TAGT conferences and districts across the state about differentiation, authentic research and the social/emotional needs of gifted individuals.