Yolanda Cobb, Ph.D.
Limited Term Assistant Professor of Gifted Education
Kennesaw State University

Dr. Yolanda Cobb is a limited term Assistant Professor of Gifted Education at Kennesaw State University.  She has taught gifted endorsement courses in the state of Georgia for the past five years and has 21 years of experience as an educator which included work as a 3rd grade classroom teacher, an elementary gifted teacher, a school counselor, and as a gifted support teacher.  She earned her doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education with an emphasis in Gifted Education from the University of Southern Mississippi where she studied under Dr. Frances A. Karnes, a leader in the field of gifted education.  She earned her Master’s degree in School Guidance and Counseling from Jackson State University, and the knowledge and skills acquired in this program enabled her to serve successfully for 7 years as a school counselor at the elementary level.  Dr. Cobb has also attained additional endorsements in the areas of Elementary Education (P-5), Gifted Consultative (K-12), and Educational Leadership (P-12).  Diversifying her background throughout the field of education, has aided her in being of greater assistance to the students with whom she has worked.