Jill Reid is currently a gifted resource teacher at Salem Elementary School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She has been working as a gifted resource teacher for five year in the elementary setting. Jill began participation in a federal American history grant in 2010. Jill attended graduate school in educational psychology, gifted and talented education at the University of Connecticut. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary and Special education at the State University of New York at Geneseo. Jill is originally from the Finger Lakes region of New York State.