Marion Porath, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus, UBC

“Tiffany Poirier is an extraordinary teacher whose passion, creativity, and commitment to her work are unparalleled. She practices the current focus in gifted education, that of ‘gift creation,’ through her efforts to find every child’s unique abilities and foster those abilities in innovative, caring ways. Her encouragement of deep thought and reflective questioning and her own joy in learning encourage her students to reach for the stars.”