Abby Noel Winterbrook graduated from the Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with Gifted Education Specialization at the University of Denver in August 2022. Abby is a K-12 Gifted and Talented Teacher at Muckleshoot Tribal Schools in Auburn, Washington. Abby previously taught High School Ceramics and AP 3D Art & Design at Issaquah High School in Issaquah, Washington. Abby is also an artist, much of her work is focused on Functional Ceramics and Landscape/Wildlife Photography. Abby's research interests include creativity, art education, gifted education, and the interconnectedness of these three realms of education. Abby earned a Master of Arts in Teaching with K-12 Art Licensure from Maine College of Art. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications with a specialization in Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design.