759036 GCQXXX10.1177/0016986218759036Gifted Child QuarterlyRenzulli research-article2018 Article Gifted Child Quarterly 2018, Vol. 62(3) 320 –321 © 2018 National Association for Alexinia Young Baldwin—Pioneer, Gifted Children Reprints and permissions: Innovator, and Activist in the Field of sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0016986218759036 https://doi.org/10.1177/0016986218759036 Gifted Education and Human Rights: journals.sagepub.com/home/gcq Waiting for a Train Joseph S. Renzulli in the then-segregated schools in Alabama. Her experience in this groundbreaking program was the basis of her many years of research and the development of the Baldwin Identification Matrix, an instrument that provided a much broader set of identification criteria for examining the many areas of talent potential in young people from minority and/ or low-income backgrounds. Follow-up studies of the stu- dents in this pioneering program, including a reunion held at the University of Connecticut, demonstrated the remarkable professional career accomplishments of her students who participated in this trailblazing program. It was the develop- ment of her gifted program in Alabama that caused me to Alexinia Young Baldwin. recruit her (and Mary Frasier) for a doctoral program at Photo credit: Shannon McAvoy/UConn Photo. UConn funded by the Education Professions Development Act (P.L. 90-35). Alex was a superstar in our graduate pro- Our dear friend and colleague, Alexinia
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