Dr. Janette Boazman serves as Associate Professor of Education at University of Dallas. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology. In both of her advanced degrees, Dr. Boazman specialized in gifted education and the needs of gifted individuals. Her research centers on the personal and psychological well-being of the gifted and she readily presents her research and publishes her work nationally. Before joining the DeBusk Foundation Board of Directors, Dr. Boazman taught in both the Junior and Senior DECATS programs in Dallas. In addition to the work she has done as a teacher in the DECATS programs and is doing as a DeBusk Foundation Board of Directors member, she holds leadership positions in the National Association for Gifted Children and is the representative for gifted learners on the National Catholic Education Association’s Exceptional Learner Council. She is married to Michael Boazman and is a mother of a gifted son who is a Roman Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. She is an advocate for all gifted individuals.