Flack, Jerry D(avid)

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FLACK, Jerry D(avid)

FLACK, Jerry D(avid). American, b. 1943. Genres: Education. Career: Teacher of U.S. history at public schools in Marshall, Mich., 1965-66; teacher of English, language arts programs, and programs for gifted language arts students at public schools in Kalamazoo, Mich., 1966-80, academic specialist for English, 1972-75, academic specialist for gifted/talented education, 1978-79; teacher and coordinator of Providing Learning Enrichment Through Differentiated Guided Exploration Program at public schools in Bridgman, Mich., 1980-81; teacher in Program for Academic and Creative Enrichment at a school in Lafayette, Ind., 1981-82; Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., instructor in education, 1982, guest lecturer at Indianapolis campus, 1983; University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, professor of gifted and talented education, 1983-. Instructor at University of Southern Maine, 1982; guest lecturer at Northern Michigan University, 1983, Purdue University, 1986 and 1988, and University of Arkansas, 1987. Chairman of Creativityfest: World Conference on Gifted Children, 1987. Member of Colorado State Board of Education Gifted and Talented Advisory Board, 1984-86, and Gifted and Talented Task Force, 1988. Publications: Once Upon a Time: Creative Problem Solving through Fairy Tales, 1985; Hey! It's My Future, 1986; Inventing, Inventions, and Inventors: A Teaching Resource Guide, 1989; Mystery and Detection: Thinking and Problem Solving with the Sleuths, 1990; Lives of Promise: Studies in Biography and Family History, 1992; TalentEd: Strategies for Developing the Talent in Every Learner, 1993; Odysseys: Personal Discoveries, 1993; Voyages: Extending Horizons, 1993; Distinations: Grand Visions, 1993. Address: School of Education, University of Colorado, 1861 Austin Bluffs Parkway, PO Box 7150, Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150, U.S.A.