Tracy Inman

Parent Representative, NAGC Board of Directors
Western Kentucky University

Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D., has devoted her career to meeting the needs of young people, especially those who are gifted and talented.  She has taught on both the high school and collegiate levels as well as in summer programs for gifted and talented youth. After a two-decade career as Associate Director of The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University, Tracy is now a consultant in gifted education. She has presented on the state, national, and international levels; trained thousands of teachers in differentiation and gifted education; published multiple articles and books including five TAGT Legacy Award winners,  and worked with thousands of parents. She has served in multiple parenting roles in NAGC including PECAB chair, Parent & Community Network chair, PHP Advisory Board chair, PHP author, co-editor of NAGC’s parent service publications, and co-author of NAGC’s ebook on parent organizations. She has also been appointed to multiple task forces. Tracy currently serves on the board of The Association for the Gifted Board, a division of CEC; is past-president of her state gifted association; and chair of her state’s gifted foundation board. She is the mother of two gifted young men, including one who is twice-exceptional.