Sheyanne Meadows is the High Ability Learning Specialist for the Nebraska Department of Education. She completed her bachelors and master's degrees at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Prior to coming to Nebraska, she taught middle school gifted ELA in a district just outside of Nashville. In addition to teaching, she worked at Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth in their summer programs for gifted students in grades K-12. Sheyanne has been a panelist at conferences held by Vanderbilt Gifted Education Institute, as well as provided professional development to schools, districts, ESUs, and HAL teachers across Nebraska. Sheyanne is a member of the National Association for Gifted Children, the Council for State Directors of Programs for the Gifted, and serves on the NeMTSS Statewide Collaborative.