Del Siegle, Ph.D., is a professor in gifted and talented education and head of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Del worked as a gifted and talented coordinator in Montana. He is a past president of the National Association for Gifted Children. He is coeditor of "Gifted Child Quarterly" and authors a technology column for "Gifted Child Today." As a former teacher, and now university professor, Del has spent two decades addressing the issue of gifted underachievers.