Michael Postma, Ed. D.

    Dr. Michael Postma is a consultant, speaker, and author dedicated to the holistic development of twice-exceptional children and other non-typical learners through his company Agility Educational Solutions. Dr. Postma received his Bachelor’s Degree in Classical History at McMaster University before enrolling at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI to obtain his teacher licensure. He enrolled at the University of St. Thomas in the Gifted, Talented & Creative Education Master’s Program. After completing his M.A., Dr. Postma continued his education at St. Thomas and received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Critical Pedagogy). Over the last two decades, Dr. Postma has worked as both a teacher and administrator in the public school system and is the architect of the Minnetonka Navigator Program, a magnet school for highly and profoundly gifted students.  Dr. Postma currently serves as Executive Director of the SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted).

    Dr. Postma has conducted workshops at our school for both parents and the local community, and most recently led a curriculum mapping process with our staff on developing units aligned to Power Standards using the Grayson Enhanced Backward Design Model.