Ken McCluskey

Ken McCluskey
Dr. Ken McCluskey, Dean and Professor of Education at the University of Winnipeg, is known internationally for his work in several areas, including mentoring, ADHD, gifted education, and at-risk children and youth (where his Lost Prizes and related projects serve as models worldwide for those interested in identifying and developing the talents of marginalized young people). Before becoming a Professor (in 1998), Associate Dean (in 2003), and Dean of Education (in 2005) at U of W, Ken had 25 years experience as a psychologist, special educator, and administrator in the public school system. He has received major program development, creativity, distinguished service, and publication awards from the Canadian Council for Exceptional Children, the International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE), the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, and Reclaiming Youth International (along with his institution's teaching, research, governance, and community service awards). A popular keynote and invited speaker, Ken has written well over 100 professional articles and chapters, and is the author, co-author, or editor of 20 books, including Mentoring for Talent Development, Understanding ADHD: Our Personal Journey, and Lost Prizes: Identifying and Developing the Talents of Marginalized Populations.