Sally M. Reis is Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at The University of Connecticut. She is past Department Head of Educational Psychology Department, where she also serves as a Principal Investigator for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students on the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has authored or co-authored over 250 articles, books, book chapters, monographs and technical reports. Her most recent work is a computer-based assessment of student strengths integrated with an Internet based search engine that matches enrichment activities and resources with individual student profiles. Dr. Reis is the Co-Director of Confratute, the longest running summer institute in the development of gifts and talents. She is co-author of The Schoolwide Enrichment Model, The Secondary Triad Model, and Dilemmas in Talent Development in the Middle Years. Dr. Reis serves on several editorial boards, including the Gifted Child Quarterly, and is a past President of the National Association for Gifted Children. She recently was honored with the highest award in her field as the Distinguished Scholar of the National Association for Gifted Children and named a fellow of the American Psychological Association.