Grover Young is an experienced teacher, school administrator, and coordinator of gifted programming and staff development. He has worked with schools and businesses in the areas of creative productive thinking, talent identification and development, and performance-based learning and assessment. Young also has been actively involved in programs and activities for teachers and students on inventors, inventions, and inventing; in research on creativity characteristics and assessment; and in research and writing on talent development among youth orchestra members. He also has worked closely with schools and school districts in self-assessment and planning for talent development programming. Grover is coauthor of Building Creative Excellence, Thinking with Standards, The CPS Kit, and Enhancing and Expanding Gifted Programs: The Levels of Service Approach. He has authored or coauthored more than 50 articles and chapters on creativity and talent development.