Areas of Expertise
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction
Texas A & M University
Sam Houston University
M.A. Special/Gifted Education
University of Southern Mississippi
B.A. Elementary Education Pre K-6
St. Joseph's College
Dr. Christine Weber is an Associate Professor of Childhood Education at the University of North Florida instructing teachers in strategies for conceptual teaching and learning, assessment tools, and gifted endorsement. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.
Dr. Weber’s research interests include extensive work in gifted education. She has been a member of the Editorial Review Board for Gifted Child Today since 1998. She is the Principal Investigator, since 2003, for the Working on Gifted Issues Project, a grant project funded by the Florida Department of Education. Under her leadership, the Florida’s Frameworks for K-12 Gifted Learners was developed and disseminated to all school districts in the state. More information about this project and the frameworks can be found at www.unfwogi.com
Dr. Weber has also presented at state, national and international conferences on a wide variety of topics such as graphic organizers, parenting the gifted, curriculum design for the gifted, and assessment strategies. She has published many articles which can be found in Gifted Child Today, Gifted Education Press Quarterly, the Journal of Faculty Development, Voices in the Middle, Understanding Our Gifted, Florida Educational Leadership, and The Florida Reading Journal. Her most recent article, published with a colleague from the Florida Department of Education is on “Meeting the needs of gifted students through online programs” in Distance Learning.