Organizations for Families

Acceleration Institute at the Belin-Blank Center College of Education The University of Iowa

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

The Acceleration 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.

Center for Bright Kids.

The Center for Bright Kids’ mission is to provide access and opportunities for K-12 students with high interest and/or high ability in quality enrichment and acceleration programming that encourage self-growth, social responsibility, and a positive view toward lifelong learning.

Council for Exceptional Children

The Council 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

The Davidson 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 Educators Guild is a free online community for educators committed to meeting the needs of highly gifted students.

Duke TIP.

The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential.

Education Commission of the States. Your education policy team.

The Education 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.

European Council for High Ability

The European Council for High Ability (ECHA) aims to advance the study and development of potential for excellence in people. ECHA aims to promote research, development and education in the field of high ability, in order to contribute to the optimal development and wellbeing of children, adolescents and adults with high ability.

Global Parents Forum

Global Parents Forum is a global community of like-minded parents to connect, learn, and support to become better parents for our children.

Institute for Educational Advancement.

The Institute 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 Gifted Resource Center is a free public tool that serves as an online database of resources for the gifted learner in preschool through high school.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world. CTY serves bright learners and their families through research, advocacy, and counseling. CTY offers signature gifted summer, online, international, and family programs.

MCGATE Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education

Maryland 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

The National 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.

Northwestern Center for Talent Development

Northwestern Center for Talent Development (CTD), is dedicated to helping academically talented students, age 3 through grade 12, realize their full potential. Through assessment, advanced enrichment, and accelerated programs, CTD’s unique Pathways approach helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to become bold, creative achievers and contributors.

SENG Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

SENG 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

The 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

The 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: Gifted and Talented International
WCGTC’S newsletter: World Gifted