Debbie A. Troxclair, Ph.D.

Debra A. Troxclair, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Lamar University, has 20 years of experience teaching at the K-12 level as well as training graduate students in gifted and special education at the university level. Dr. Troxclair earned a degree in Elementary Education and an M.Ed. in Special Education: Emphasis Gifted Education from the University of New Orleans. Her doctorate in Special Education was earned from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Troxclair taught in K-12 schools in Louisiana and Texas for 20+ years. She has supervised summer programs for gifted children and has publications in Gifted Child Today, Journal of the Louisiana Reading Association, Roeper Review, Parenting for High Potential, TAGT’s TEMPO, and Understanding Our Gifted. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) TAG Division, and is an active member of the National Association for Gifted Children.