Tricia Ebner, M.Ed., NBCT, is the assistant principal at Norton Elementary School in Norton, Ohio, and also serves as the district’s gifted coach and coordinator. She has held National Board Certification in Early Adolescent English Language Arts since 2000. She served as co-chair of Ohio's ELA Standards Revision in 2017 and has presented locally, regionally, and nationally on English language arts standards, instruction, assessment, and gifted child education. Tricia is an adjunct instructor of Malone University’s courses for gifted child education and enjoys working with and supporting teachers in strengthening instructional practices. She also enjoys scrapbooking and quilting.