Office for Giftedness, Talent Development, and Creativity

Located on the University of North Texas campus in Denton, TX, the Office for Giftedness, Talent Development, and Creativity was founded in 2016 to provide services for gifted and talented young people.

Mission

The Office for Giftedness, Talent Development, and Creativity (“G/T Office”) is committed to transforming potential into excellence through innovative education opportunities, research, and community outreach.

Vision

We aspire to serve the intellectual, academic, social, and emotional needs of gifted children and adolescents in the greater north Texas area, and assist those who parent, teach, and otherwise work with them.

Services Offered

Services for Gifted Individuals

Summer enrichment programs, Super Saturday programs, and comprehensive assessment services coming soon!

Services for Practitioners

If your district is interested in professional learning seminars for teachers, contact us!

The 2nd Annual Gifted Education Summer Conference will be held July 13, 2017 at UNT. For registration and more information, please click here: https://callevents.unt.edu/ei/getdemo.ei?id=105&s=_9Q65A4549

Services for Parents

We regularly conduct presentations for parent groups in the DFW area. If your group is interested in a speaker, contact us for more information.

Research Opportunities

We are available for consulting and research partnerships. Contact us for more information.

Contact Us

Anne N. Rinn, PhD (anne.rinn@unt.edu). Dr. Rinn is the Director of the Office for Giftedness, Talent Development, and Creativity and an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology. Her areas of expertise include the social and emotional development of gifted individuals, honors programming at the postsecondary level, and gifted college students.

Todd Kettler, PhD (todd.kettler@unt.edu). Dr. Kettler is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology. His areas of expertise include curriculum design, gifted programming, and talent development.

Rachel U. Mun, PhD (rachel.mun@unt.edu). Dr. Mun is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology. Her areas of expertise include leadership in gifted programming, multicultural gifted education, parenting the gifted, and the social and emotional development of gifted individuals.