Gifted Teachers
The Gifted Center Faculty

Mr. Zach Hilburn
My name is Zach Hilburn.  I was in the gifted program when I was in school, and so I understand how these guys think. I am a 2003 graduate of West End, and I graduated in 2008 from JSU with a B.S. in Secondary Education. I did my student teaching at Glencoe High School. I earned my Master's Degree and Gifted Certification from Samford University.  

Mrs. Ryan Lancaster
My name is Ryan Lancaster. This is my sixth year teaching at the Gifted Center. I graduated from Glencoe High School in 2006.  I graduated from JSU in 2011 with a B.S. in Elementary Education,  earned my Master's Degree in Special Education with Gifted Certification from Samford University in 2014. I love doing art, being outside, and spending time with my husband Shane, 3 year old son Ryder, and baby girl Saige. 

Mrs. Jessica Webb
My name is Jessica Webb. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. I also have a Master’s Degree in Special Education with a concentration in Gifted Education. I have been teaching Gifted Education since 2005. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and reading.