Sunday, October 14: Deanna Kim, M.Ed. E/T/P, will present on Self-Regulation and Learning at the ADHD Symposium in Aptos, CA (near Santa Cruz). Do you know anyone who appears to have foundational academic skills but struggles to get through their homework, start a long-term project, or study for upcoming tests? Self-regulation is one of the key executive functioning skills that plays a critical role in learning and academic performance. Learn more at

Wednesday, October 17: Dr. Dan Peters will speak in Orinda on “Parenting your Child for a Successful School Year (and Life)”. Flyer here.

October 26-27: 2 Days of 2e Virtual Conference, presented by With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC. Designed specifically to meet the needs of Parents, Educators, Adults and Clinicians, each session will be presented sequentially followed by a real-time discussion board Q&A. Speakers include Dr. Joe Renzulli, Dr. Jim Delisle, Dr. Susan Baum, Dr. Edward Amend, and Jonathan Mooney. Summit Center’s Dr. Dan Peters will speak on Anxiety and Dr. Stephen Chou will speak on Identification. More information to come at

Saturday, October 27: Dr. Dan Peters will present at Athena Academy’s Cognitive Diversity Summit in Palo Alto, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. Free. Details and tickets.

Tuesday, November 13: Dr. Stephen Chou will speak at the Identifying Gifted Students of Color Conference, at the Nueva School, San Mateo, CA. Join experts, educators, and students in conversations about supporting gifted children of color. Dr. Joy Lawson Davis will be the Keynote Speaker. Register for this FREE event at

November 15-18: Annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Conference, Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Dan Peters will co-present on “Use of the WISC-V for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Identification” and “Stealth Dyslexia: Still Flying Under the Radar.” Dr. Susan Daniels will speak on “Outside the Lines: Let’s Have a Look at Visual Thinking, Imagination, and Creativity.” 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