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Academic Decathlon A team competition wherein students match their intellects with students from other schools.

American Association for Gifted Children Duke University organization and resources related to gifted education and students.

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) A division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Promotes scholarly research, advocacy, and professional development.

Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development Sponsored by the University of Iowa. Conducts talent search and educational programs for gifted students.

California Association for the Gifted (CAG) A non-profit organization of teachers, administrators, parents, and professionals interested in promoting gifted education in California.

College Admissions Services Resources and information about college admissions including financial aid, scholarships, studying for the SAT, writing application essays, and the college admissions process.

Davidson Institute for Talent Development Supports profoundly gifted young people and opportunities for development of talents.

Destination ImagiNation, Inc. A program that involves students solving challenges and working cooperatively with a team to push the limits of imagination.

Stanford University Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) Computer-based distance-learning courses for high-ability students of all ages in an individualized educational experience in a variety of subjects from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate.

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page Gifted information and resources for parents, educators, counselors, administrators, other professionals, kids and teens.

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) A nonprofit educational foundation that offers curriculum for high academic programs for high school, middle school, and primary grades.

Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program U.S. Department of Education sponsored programs for gifted and talented education funding for elementary, high school, and college students; local educational agency grant programs, and university research.

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth The program identifies top academic students in grades two through eight and opportunities for participation in challenging educational programs through their tenth grade year.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) A non-profit organization of teachers, administrators, parents, and professionals interested in promoting gifted education on a national level.

National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRCGT)The NRCGT promotes and publishes research on gifted education related to current and emerging issues in education of gifted and talented students, including GATE students from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic groups.

Odyssey of the Mind An international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college involving regional, state, and international competitions.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Fosters education and research to support the unique social and emotional needs of gifted individuals.

U.S. Department of Education, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) The NCLB Act, administered by the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Program, provides federal funding to the state for implementation of programs for improving student academic achievement.

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children A worldwide network of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, educational institutions, and others interested in research and information on the gifted.