Nancy Polette

Nancy Polette is Professor of Education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. She is a former classroom teacher, Director of Library/Media Services and Gifted Programs in St. Louis County, and Director of the Lindenwood University Laboratory School. She is an in-demand conference speaker and the author of more than 100 professional books and ten children's books, including Gifted or Goof-Off, which won the Texas LegacyAward. School Library Journal describes her as "an educator with imagination, creativity, and an appreciation forthe intelligence of children."