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Belin-Blank Center College of Education The University of Iowa

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A project of the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center.

The opens in a new windowAcceleration Institute is a project of the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center.  The Acceleration Institute’s mission is dedicated to the study of curricular acceleration for academically talented children.

Council for Exceptional Children

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The opens in a new windowCouncil for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.

Davidson Institute

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The opens in a new windowDavidson Institute’s mission is to recognize, nurture, and support profoundly intelligent young people and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.

The Davidson Institute’s opens in a new windowEducators Guild is a free online community for educators committed to meeting the needs of highly gifted students.

Education Commission of the States. Your education policy team.

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The opens in a new windowEducation Commission of the States partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. Serving both the people who develop and implement education policy and the students who directly benefit from effective policy change.

Institute for Educational Advancement

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The  opens in a new windowInstitute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is dedicated to the intellectual, creative, and personal growth of our nation’s gifted and advanced youth. Central to the mission of IEA is a commitment to the development of the whole child through engaging educational experiences that promote optimal challenge, mentorship, exploration of ideas, and recognition of personal potential.

IEA’s  opens in a new windowGifted Resource Center is a free public tool that serves as an online database of resources for the gifted learner in preschool through high school.

MCGATE Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education www.mcgate.org

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opens in a new windowMaryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and an affiliate of the National Association for Gifted Children. Their vision is that all of Maryland’s diverse gifted and talented children and youth are supported, valued, and nurtured at home, in their learning environments, and in their communities. It is their belief that everyone should experience the joy of learning something new each day.

MCGATE’s mission is to educate about and advocate for the needs of gifted and talented individuals in Maryland.

National Association for Gifted Children

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The opens in a new windowNational Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)‘s mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. They aim to help parents and families, K-12 education professionals including support service personnel, and members of the research and higher education community who work to help gifted and talented children as they strive to achieve their personal best and contribute to their communities.

SENG Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

opens in a new windowSENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)

opens in a new windowSENG is a nonprofit organization that empowers families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.

TAG The Association for the Gifted. Council for Exceptional Children www.cectag.org

opens in a new windowTAG - The Association for the Gifted

opens in a new windowThe Association for the Gifted (TAG), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), embraces and supports the needs of students with gifts and talents, focusing on multi-exceptional and other diverse learners through advocacy, professional learning, and resources.

WCGTC World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

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opens in a new windowThe World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages.

WCGTC’S journal: opens in a new windowGifted and Talented International
WCGTC’S newsletter: opens in a new windowWorld Gifted