ENGAGEMENT

Professor Pereira has been actively engaged in service at international, national, and regional levels, as well as at Purdue University. He has had leadership positions in national and international organizations, such as the National Association for Gifted Children, the American Educational Research Association, and the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, has delivered workshops and presentations for educators and psychologists nationally and internationally, and has had research and engagement partnerships with institutions in Brazil, Colombia, and Chile. At Purdue, he has contributed to the 

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GER2I talent development programs, sharing expertise with program coordinators, faculty, and staff, and has served on Department and College committees. Since 2016, he has been a faculty fellow for a residence hall and faculty advisor for the Brazilian Student Association, opportunities to interact with undergraduate students across campus. In 2016, he received the Department Faculty Engagement Award.

University Committees and Service

 

2020                 Judge, Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference

2016-present    Faculty Fellow, Third Street Suites

2016-present    Faculty Advisor, Brazilian Student Association

College of Education Committees

2020                 Committee Member, College of Education Diversity Committee

2020                 Reviewer, Purdue Research Foundation Yearlong Research Grant

2019                 Reviewer, Purdue Research Foundation Summer Faculty Grants

2019                 Reviewer, Holmes Scholars Program

2018-2019        Committee Member, College of Education Diversity Committee

 

Department/Program Committees

 

2015-present    Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies Graduate Admissions Committee

2016                 Clinical Assistant Professor in Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies/ Associate Director of the Gifted

                         Education Resource Institute Search Committee

Offices held in state, national, or international societies. 

2019-present    Co-Chair, Mentoring Program, Research on Giftedness, Creativity and Talent Development Special Interest

                         Group, American Educational Research Association

2019-present    Member-at-Large, Research on Giftedness, Creativity and Talent Development Special Interest Group,

                         American Educational Research Association

2018-present    Co-Chair, Awards Committee, Special Populations Network, National Association for Gifted Children

2016-2017        Chair, Division D Membership Committee, American Educational Research Association

2015-2016        Assistant Chair, Division D Membership Committee, American Educational Research Association

2014-2016        Program Chair, Special Populations Network, National Association for Gifted Children

2014-2016        Chair, Research Into Practice Committee, Research and Evaluation Network, National Association for

                         Gifted Children

2012-2014        Chair, Strategic Initiatives Committee, Research and Evaluation Network, National Association for Gifted

                         Children

2013-2015        Board Member, University Liaison, Kentucky Association for Gifted Education

2012-2014        Chair, Publications Committee, Special Populations Network, National Association for Gifted Children

 

2012-2014        Chair, Strategic Initiatives Committee, Research and Evaluation Network, National Association for Gifted

                         Children

2012-2014        Treasurer, Research and Evaluation Network, National Association for Gifted Children

Public and/or Governmental Service Activities 

2016-2019        Mentor, Gifted Connection, Research on Giftedness, Creativity and Talent Development Special Interest

                         Group, American Educational Research Association

2012-2018        Judge, International Online Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, Rube Goldberg Inc.

2017                 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest National Finals, Rube Goldberg Inc.