Susan Baum, Ph.D. is Director of the 2E Institute for Research and Professional Development at Bridges Academy, co-director of the International Center for Talent Development and academic coordinator for the International Graduate Program for Educators at SUNY, Buffalo State College.
Professor Emeritus from The College of New Rochelle, Dr. Baum is well known for her seminal work in the education of twice exceptional children and has published extensively on the topic.
Susan is an international consultant and an inspirational speaker. From Addis Ababa to Tegucigalpa to Mozambique to Zagreb Susan spreads the word about talent development worldwide. Her extensive experiences in promoting achievement for bright youngsters at risk make her presentations both practical and theoretically sound.
Susan has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Students and is past president and co- founder of the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students. She is recipient of the Weinfeld Group’s Life-time Achievement Award, 2012 CAG Friend of the Gifted Award, and the 2015 Neag Alumni Distinguished Professional Award for her work in educating the twice exceptional child.