Mark Hess is a gifted resource teacher in Colorado Springs. He is the president of the Pikes Peak Association for Gifted Students and board member for the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented. 
Scott J. Peters is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Brandon L. Wright, Editorial Director of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
A version of THE HIGH FLYER post first appeared on the Gifted Alliance website.
THE HIGH FLYER post by Susan Rhodes, past president of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children and a member of the Illinois State Board of Education Gifted Advisory Council, will appear in an upcoming issue of Teaching for High Potential.