Ellen D. Fiedler, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Gifted Education from Chicago’s Northeastern Illinois University, is the author of Bright Adults: Uniqueness and Belonging Across the Lifespan. She has published chapters on gifted adults in Off the Charts: Asynchrony and the Gifted Child and in Living with Intensity, as well as numerous articles in professional journals. She has regularly presented at state, national, and international conferences and keynoted the first international symposium on adult giftedness. Her Ph.D. is in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She taught for nearly 20 years as a professor in the Master of Arts in Gifted Education program at Northeastern Illinois University. She has been a Gifted Program Coordinator and a State Consultant for Gifted and provides consultation services for educators and presentations for parents of gifted children via her own company, Wings for Education, Inc. She first became involved in gifted education as the mother of two highly gifted sons and recently has focused her efforts primarily on developing awareness and understanding of gifted adults along with sharing strategies and resources that can be useful for them and those who are concerned with them.
Contact information: Ellen D. Fiedler, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org