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Board of Advisors – Dr. Javetta Jones Roberson​

Dr. Javetta Jones Roberson

Dr. Javetta Jones Roberson serves as McKinney ISD’s Secondary Advanced Academics and Gifted and Talented Coordinator and as an Adjunct Professor in the University of North Texas Teacher Education and Administration Department.

National non-profit SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) named Dr. Javetta Jones Roberson its 2021 Educator of the Year, describing Roberson as “a seasoned and accomplished educator and emerging scholar who is deeply committed to promoting equity in gifted education through culturally responsive policies and practices.” Roberson joined the MISD Curriculum and Instruction Department in 2020. Previously, she served as a high school dean of instruction in Birdville ISD and served gifted and advanced academics students in Fort Worth ISD as a high school coordinator, professional development facilitator, campus liaison and teacher.

She is active in gifted education at the state and national level, serving as a board member for the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented and the Council of Exceptional Children-Association for the Gifted (CEC-TAG). She also serves on the Diversity, Equity & Access Committee, Education Committee and Special Populations Network with the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC).