Languages Department
Learning Differences Conference 2013

Klassen Froese, Cathrine, M.A.
Professor of Education, Coordinator of Developmental Studies
University of Winnipeg, Canada

Cathrine Froese Klassen (M.A.) began her career as a high-school teacher. Besides holding key leadership roles in provincial curriculum committees and professional associations in German, English, and Gifted Education, she was English Department Head at her school, Advanced Placement Coordinator, and Coordinator for Gifted and Talented Programming and Critical Thinking in her school division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Since 2007, she held the position of Executive Administrator of The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children at its Headquarters at The University of Winnipeg. She has taught courses at both the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg and continues to teach in the Faculty of Education at the latter institution.