​Faculty & Staff: J. Christine Gould

Christine Gould

Professor of Education

Phone: 715-346-3223
Office: CPS 456
Visit Christine's Website


  • B.A. Degree: Utah State University
    • Speech and English
  • M.A. Degree: University of Utah
    • Special Education/Learning Disabilities
  • Ph.D. Degree: University of Utah
    • Special Education/Gifted and Talented


  • Educ 362: Classroom Management Techniques and Strategies/Fall & Spring
  • Educ 364: Curriculum and Methods for Students with Exceptional Needs - I/Fall & Spring
  • Educ 397: Supervised Practicum in the Regular Classroom/Fall Only
  • Educ 398: Student Teaching Supervision/Fall Only
  • Educ 314: Nature and Needs of the Gifted/Spring Only
  • Educ 370: Nature and Needs of the Gifted/Winterim Only
  • Educ 564: Curriculum and Methods for Teaching Exceptional Children - I/ Odd Summers
  • Educ 704: Strategies for Discipline and Classroom Management/Even Summers
  • Educ 781: Teaching Exceptional Children Practicum-Internship/Spring Only
  • Educ 791: Foundations of Gifted/Talented Education/Fall Only
  • Educ 792: Curriculum Methods for Teaching Students with Gifts and Talents/ Spring Only
  • Educ 795: Practicum in Teaching Students with Gifts and Talents/Fall, Spring & Summer


Christine Gould teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She teaches classroom management, special education methodology, and education of gifted and talented students. In addition to teaching her courses, she is the director of the Network for Gifted Education at UW-Stevens Point. The network sponsors two children's programs College Days for Kids and Youth in College. College Days for Kids is a two day enrichment program held on the UW-Stevens Point campus which brings high ability sixth graders to campus for two Fridays during which they are taught classes by faculty and academic staff. Youth in College is a summer program for high ability children who have completed grades k-8. Participants take one in-depth class for a two-week time period.


Prof. Gould has received the UW-Stevens Point "Mentor" award as well as the Dean's Merit for Service and Vice Chancellor's Merit for Scholarship. She has been a catalyst in designing a gifted and talented add-on license for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. Gould serves as a faculty advisor to the UW-Stevens Point chapter of the Student Wisconsin Education Association . She has been active at the departmental, university, and state levels in service to the university, surrounding community, and the state of Wisconsin.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed and Editorially Selected)

Gould, J. C., Katzmarek, J. M., & Shaw, P. A. (2007). New domains: Three junior faculty navigate the world of academic writing. Phi Delta Kappan, 776-780.

Gould, J. C., Weeks, V., & Evans, S. (2003). Science starts early. Gifted Child Today, 26(3), 38-41.

Gould, J. C., Thorpe, P., & Weeks, V. (2001). An early childhood accelerated program. Educational Leadership, 59(3), 47-50.

Journal Articles (Invited):

Gould, J. C.& Weeks, V. F. (2009). What's wrong with kindergarten? The Journal of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, 8-11.

Gould, J. C.& Upham, D. A. (2005). A different type of visual learner: Differentiation strategies and the twice-exceptional student. The Journal of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, 51-54.

Gould, J. C. (2004). The way you carry yourself is the most important thing: An interview with Moradeke. The Journal of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, 7-10.

Gould, J. C. (2003). A visit from a poet and other literary devices. The Journal of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, 36-39.

Gould, J. C. (2002). Reasons and grounds: Why identify very young children? The Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth, Inc. Postscript, 11(3), 3-4.

Chapters in Books and Monographs (Peer Reviewed):

Gould, J. C., Weeks, V., & Evans, S. (2005). Science starts early: A program for developing talent in science. In S. Johnsen & J. Kendrick (Eds.) Science in the gifted classroom (pp. 3-11). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Reprinted from Gifted Child Today, 26(3), 38-41.

Chapters in Books and Monographs (Invited):

Gould, J. C. & Weeks, V. (2009). First start in art. In J. Smutny and S. E. von Fremd (Eds.) Igniting creativity in gifted learners, K-6 (pp. 252-256). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Gould, J. C.(2006). Demystifying millennials. In S. Gingrasso and L. W. Wilson (Eds.), Views from the bridge: reflections into changed practice (pp.48-52). Faculty Alliance for Creating and Enhancing Teaching Strategies.