Did you ever wonder what inspires happy high achieving children? Many do. After years teaching and supervising gifted programs, Dr. Marjorie DelBello concluded that the real "experts" were their savvy parents, and here she shares their key beliefs and strategies that can bump up any child's profile. Lots of lists and anecdotal nuances make for easy reading. This is the missing manual that parents, grandparents, caregivers and presenters have been looking for--a handbook to help develop the whole child of any age, and one to be consulted through the years.
Dr. Marjorie DelBello is an educator with over forty years experience in the field. She holds a B.S. in Education from Temple University, a M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and an Ed.D. from Temple University in educational leadership. She has served as a classroom teacher, teacher and supervisor of gifted programs, principal, pupil services supervisor, and Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Dr. DelBello has also served as a consultant to Newsweek Magazine, and been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including finalist, Pennsylvania Gifted Teacher of the Year, (1989), "Peacemaker of the Year," (2003), (Center for Resolutions, Delaware Co., Pa.); and Educator of the Year, SAP, Inc. (2001). She has coordinated many educational exchanges between American and Asian schools. Dr. DelBello is the parent of two grown children, and grandparent of two. She resides in Philadelphia, Pa. with her husband, James.