Krystal Goree, Ph.D., is the Director of Professional Practice in the School of Education at Baylor University, where she also teaches courses in gifted and talented education. She is the author of numerous publications, a frequent presenter at state and national conferences, and primary investigator of several grants. She is currently chair of the Texas Education Agency Commissioner’s Advisory Council on the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, editor for Tempo, associate editor for Gifted Child Today, president of the Texas Directors of Field Experience, and board member of CEC-TAG. Her past professional experiences include serving as classroom teacher, GT district program coordinator, gifted education specialist at Education Service Center Region 12 in Waco, TX, and elementary school principal in China Spring ISD. Krys is a past-president of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.