October 13-14: Bridges Academy “Vision & Leadership in 2e Education” Symposium, N. Hollywood, CA. Presented by Bridges’ 2e Center for Research and Professional Development. Dr. Dan Peters will be leading two panels. More information at

Oct. 19-20: Nueva Innovative Learning Conference. Hillsborough, CA. This biennial conference provides resources and inspiring direction for educators, researchers, parents, and students. Learn more at

November 9-11: American Speech-language-Hearing Association annual convention in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Dan Peters will speak with Dr. Deborah Ross-Swain and Donna Geffner on “What Do Other Professionals Tell Us About Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD)?” (Interprofessional Collaboration). More information at

November 9-12: Annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Conference, Charlotte, NC. More information at

March 2-4, 2018: California Association for Gifted (CAG) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. “Shine a Light on Gifted Education.” More information at



Speaker Bureau

Summit Center founders Dr. Dan Peters and Dr. Susan Daniels are available to speak to your school, parent group, conference, or other event. They are experienced speakers for conference keynotes, plenaries, webinars, workshops, and more, having presented at the National Association for Gifted annual conference, California Association for Gifted, Central Cities Conference, and at other state-wide and national meetings.

Dr. Peters and Dr. Daniels and their staff are available to speak on the following topics:

  • Living with Intensity – Overexcitabilities in Gifted Youth
  • Gifted Kids on the Edge: At-Risk and At-Promise
  • Taming  the Worry Monster: Anxiety in Gifted and 2e Youth
  • Avoiding Avoidance: Just Use Your Disaster Supply Kit
  • Gifted and Learning Disabled: What Can We Do?
  • Building Fortitude in Gifted Youth
  • Perfectionism in the Gifted
  • Organization for the Creative Mind
  • Raising Creative Kids
  • Developing Differentiated Education Plans
  • Bringing it all Together: Integrative Assessment and Educational Planning for Gifted Youth
  • Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Gifted Youth
  • The Essence of the Gifted Person
  • Passion for Learning Beyond Kindergarten: The Power of Choice