Cecelia Boswell, Ed.D., is an educator who has more than forty years experience in education. She has worked with children from kindergarten through grade twelve, as a teacher of migrant and gifted children, and as a coach for competitive literary events. She has coordinated migrant, ESL, bilingual, and gifted education services. Dr. Boswell served as the Advanced Academics consultant for Education Service Center (ESC) Region 14 in Abilene, TX, and as the state director for AP/IB Projects. Under her leadership, the Small Schools Guide for the Gifted, AP Task Force research, and twenty AP/IB Projects across the state were developed.
Today, Dr. Boswell is an independent consultant and founder of Austin Creek Educational Systems. She worked throughout Texas with schools and ESCs, writing on-line courses and managing a variety of projects for Texas Education Agency, consulting for the Florida Department of Education, and conducting research for Texas International Baccalaureate Schools. She recently retired from being the Executive Director of Advanced Academic Services for Waco Independent School District in Waco, TX. She oversaw all services for the gifted/talented, Advanced Placement and Pre Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate campuses, and the newly developed Middle School Academy for gifted/talented in grades 6-8.