Jessica Potts holds a doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in Secondary Education, with an emphasis on gifted education and online learning. Her MA is in English Literature, with an emphasis on the English Renaissance. She has spent most of her teaching career at The Davidson Academy of Nevada, a public school for profoundly gifted students. Currently, she teaches online courses for the Davidson Academy, develops online content, and teaches graduate courses on gifted education at UNR. Her research is focused mainly on furthering the burgeoning field of online learning for gifted students. Jessica and her husband, Lloyd Potts, live in the Czech Republic with their sons.