After retiring as an elementary school teacher and curriculum coordinator for math and gifted education in K – 8, Randee Blair was well equipped to oversee CTD programs for gifted and talented students. She left Northwestern University for a year to develop math curriculum at the University of Chicago but returned to CTD as a Project Coordinator for School Outreach and Professional Development. She is an esteemed conference speaker, having presented at the National Association for Gifted Children and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conventions. She is the author of several professional development books for teachers, a series of social studies workbooks, and articles for NAGC. Blair holds a MEd degree in educational leadership from National-Louis University and a BS degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her spare time, she tries to exercise, belongs to a book club, and catches up with friends and her family in Minnesota.