Jessica Potts is a humanities instructor, the Curriculum Coordinator, and the Oracle Coordinator at Davidson Academy Online. This is her sixth year at DAO and her twelfth with Davidson. She earned a doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in Secondary Education, with an emphasis on gifted education and online learning. Her research focuses on the intersection of these two fields, and she has had articles published in Gifted Child Quarterly, Gifted Child Today, and EdWeek. She has presented at numerous conferences and most recently helped to deliver a webinar on professional development for MIT. She is a four-time recipient of the Blackboard Catalyst Award and is also the winner of Blackboard’s Exemplary Course Award. Jessica and her husband live in the Czech Republic with their sons.