Brian Housand

At-Large Member, NAGC Board of Directors
East Carolina University

Brian Housand is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Academically and Intellectually Gifted Program at East Carolina University. Dr. Housand earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut’s National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented with an emphasis in both gifted education and instructional technology. His column, Technology Untangled, appears in the NAGC publication Teaching for High Potential. He currently serves on the NAGC Board of Directors as a Member-at-Large. Brian frequently presents and works as an educational consultant on the integration of technology and enrichment into the curriculum. He is currently researching ways in which technology can enhance the learning environment and is striving to define creative-productive giftedness in a digital age. His website is:, and you can follow him on Twitter at @brianhousand.

Speaker Topics:

  • Technology Tools for Talent Development
  • Plugging Into Creative Outlets
  • Gifted Education in the 21st Century: A NEW HOPE
  • If Your Students Can Google the Answer, You May Be Asking the Wrong Question
  • Left to Their Own Devices: Uniting Teachers, Students, and Technology