Michelle Swain

State Representative, NAGC Board of Directors
Round Rock ISD

Michelle Swain currently serves as the Director of Gifted and Advanced Academic Services in Round Rock, ISD, a position she has held for 10 years. She oversees a number of programs designed to meet the needs of advanced learners including Gifted and Talented, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Dual Credit, Texas Virtual School Network, the College Board College Readiness Pathway (ReadiStep, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT School Day), Duke TIP and examination for acceleration. Michelle previously served as a classroom teacher and advanced academic program facilitator in Austin ISD. She has presented numerous sessions on the topic of gifted identification and services at local, state and national conferences and events. Michelle served on the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Board in various positions, including 2011 President, and has served as an at large repreesentative and secretary on the Texas IB Schools Board.. She is currently the State Representative on the National Association for Gifted Children Board of Directors. Michelle is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Education and received her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas State with a gifted endorsement and administration certification.