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Marcia Delcourt, Ph.D.
Coordinator, EdD in Instructional Leadership Program, Professor
B.S., Bloomsburg State University
M.A, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
White Hall 317c
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Dr. Marcia Delcourt, PhD is the Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Instructional Leadership and teaches courses in leadership, measurement, research and cognition, as well as curriculum and instruction. She received her BS in Special education from Bloomsburg State University, her MA in Special Education with a concentration in Gifted and Talented Education from the University of Connecticut and her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology, also from UCONN. Dr. Delcourt has been the Principal Investigator or evaluator for over 25 grants on the local, state and federal levels. She has been a full-time Professor at McGill University where she taught courses in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. She was also a Professor at the University of Virginia and a Principal Investigator for The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She has been active in education for over 25 years as a teacher, graduate level program coordinator, curriculum and program consultant, and researcher. Her publications have appeared in journals such as Educational and Psychological Measurement, Gifted Child Quarterly, The Journal for the Education of the Gifted, International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving and Journal of Research and Development in Education. She recently co-edited a book entitled Inquiry in education volume II: Overcoming barriers to successful implementation and has contributed to The international handbook on innovation education and Fundamentals of gifted education. She currently collaborates with colleagues at the University of Delhi and the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore to identify and mentor gifted Indian students in mathematics and science.