Gifted Education

    Theresa Daniels
        E-mail:  tdaniels@coudyschools.net
        Phone:  (814) 274-8055 Ext. 5203



Mrs. Daniels graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education.   She has a minor in Early Childhood.  She received her masters equivalency in 2000. Mrs. Daniels  graduated with her masters degree in curriculum and instruction from Gannon University in May 2009.   This is Mrs. Daniels' 21st year teaching gifted education in the Coudersport School District.  She is passionate about her program and challenging the students at Coudersport Area School District.  She is an active member of  P.A.G.E. - Pennsylvania Association of Gifted Education, and I.S.T.E. -International Society for Technology in Education.  
 
In 2012, Mrs. Daniels was nominated to recieve the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education Outstanding Educator Award at the PAGE Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  The Outstanding Educator Award is given for the following criteria:
     Outstanding performance as an educator in or beyond the classroom
     Understanding the unique traits and learning needs of gifted children
     Successful networking with school staff, parents, and community on behalf of gifted programs
     Involvement in advocacy efforts for the gifted at local and state levels.

Mrs. Daniels has had the distinct privilege of traveling to Boston MA, Washington DC, Philadephia PA and Denver CO.  While attending these educational conferences she has met and learned from Alan November, Erin Gruwell, Malcolm Gladwell, Dr. Robert Marzano, Stephen Covey.  As part of her role as the gifted instructor at Coudersport, Mrs. Daniels has also spent time at the University of Connecticut with Dr. Joseph Renzulli, Dr. Sally Reis and other gifted educators.  These are just a few of the exceptional leaders in the field of education that inspire teachers around the world.

 
In addition to her Enrichment teaching assignment, Mrs. Daniels has also been appointed Title I Math Teacher to Coudersport Elementary students.  This has been a very rewarding teaching experience and she looks forward to watching the growth continue.

Mrs. Daniels is also active in her own community.  She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.