Professor Bruce Shore has received the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children's (WCGTC) 2017 International Award for Research. The award is conferred upon a researcher who "must have international recognition in gifted education and made significant contributions through research in establishing gifted education as a recognized field of study in education, in extending the knowledge base of gifted education, and in improving the practice of gifted education."
Dr. Shore received the award at the 22nd Biennial WCGTC Conference, held in Sydney Australia from July 20 to 23, 2017. The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages.
Bruce M. Shore is Professor Emeritus with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. His areas of expertise include giftedness and gifted education, inquiry in education, and higher education.