Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D., is a popular author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Scientific American, Psychology Today, and Harvard Business Review. He is author/editor of 8 books including Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties.
Linda Silverman, Ph.D., is a Clinical and Counseling Psychologist who is world renowned for her extensive work with the gifted population. She founded Gifted Development Center in 1979 and has written over 300 articles, chapters and books including Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual-Spatial Learner and Giftedness 101.
James T. Webb, Ph.D., has been recognized nationally as one of the most influential psychologists on gifted education. Dr. Webb has written 16 books and has appeared on
Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, The Phil Donahue Show, CNN, Public Radio International, and National Public Radio. In 1981, Dr. Webb established SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children, Inc.).
Carolyn Kottmeyer, is the founder and director of Hoagies' Gifted, Inc., a non-profit that includes the popular Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
www.HoagiesGifted.org and social media communities of over 50,000 members on various social media platforms. Carolyn speaks nationally and internationally on gifted topics. She is a past Director of SENG.
Dan Peters, Ph.D., is a Psychologist, author and co-founder/Executive Director of Summit Center which specializes in assessment and treatment of gifted and talented children and adolescents. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today and is author of Make Your Worrier A Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child's Fear.
Lisa Van Gemert is a former teacher and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa. She is an expert consultant to television shows including Lifetime’s "Child Genius" and has numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy. She is author of Perfectionism: Practical Strategies for Managing Never Good Enough.