Monita Leavitt, Author & Senior Copy Editor, October – December 2013 Issue
Monita Leavitt, Ph.D., an educator of the gifted for over 25 years, is an International Gifted Education Consultant. She has provided lectures and staff development in Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the USA. She is the author of Building a Gifted Program: Identifying and Educating Students in Your School (2007) and a contributing author of the second edition of Exceptional Needs Standards NBPTS National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (2010). Currently, Dr. Leavitt teaches online teacher-training courses in gifted education for SIG (Summer Institute for the Gifted).