At ARISTLE Gifted Institute, we value diversity. The ARISTLE team is comprised of professional and experienced personnel from diverse cultures and expertise.

Our panel is composed from more than 15 countries. It involves professionals from different industries such as Education, Health Care (Doctors and Psychologists), Legal Services, Banking and Finance, International Trade, Accounting, Pharmaceuticals and Design. With these diversified background, Gifted Education unites us all. Either we are gifted children ourselves, parents of gifted children or educators of gifted children. We share one common passion: Gifted Education.


Dr. Monita Leavitt
United States

Ph.D. in Gifted Education Research


25 years of Teaching Experience in Gifted Education


Academic Dean of the SIG (Summer Institute for Gifted, 2011) at Yale University and Dartmouth College (2010)


Provided Staff Development in Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Lithuania, Saudi Arabia and the USA


Member of Standards Committee Representing Gifted for Exceptional Needs Standards (2011) for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)


Board Member for IGET Network (S. Africa), the Bavarian Gifted and Talented Children Center, and CAG (CT Association for the Gifted)


Presented at World Gifted and National Gifted Conferences and Asia-Pacific Conference and ECHA


Presenter at University of Winnipeg Summer History Institute

Dr. Anthea Coster
United States

Gifted Personnel certified in U.S.


Ph.D. in Psychology


M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Resource Counseling and School Counseling


Licensed Psychologist


Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado


National Certified Counselor


Child and Family Investigator (CFI)


Family Mediator (FM)

Dr. Philip W.C. Leung
Hong Kong

Former Principal of St. Francis of Assisi’s English Primary School

B.Ed. at Chinese University of Hong Kong

M.Ed. at Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ed.D. at Western University of Australia

Project Leader of Thematic Network on Gifted Education (around 200 schools in HK)

Mr. Cheung
Hong Kong

Certified gifted personnel by former British Government

B.A. Mathematics and Statistics (1st Hon), St John's College, University of Oxford

Associate, FX Options Trading, Bank of America Merrill Lynch