Center for Gifted Education

College of William & Mary

PO Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA23187-8795

Tel. 757 221 2362

email cfge@wm.edu


Conducts research and provides graduate education programs and professional development for individuals in the field of gifted education. Provides programs for precollegiate learners and their families, including enrichment programs.

Center for Talent Development

School of Education and Social Policy

Northwestern University

617 Dartmouth Place

Evanston, Illinois 60208-4175

Tel. 847 491 3782

email ctd@northwestern.edu


Conducts the Midwest Academic Talent Search, provides Summer academic programs and school-year enrichment programs including the LearningLinks Distance Program. Provides conferences and Seminars for parents.

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

9665 Gateway Drive, Suite B

Reno, NV 89521

Tel. 775 852 3483

email info@ditd.org


Website provides details of a new public gifted school, the Davidson Academy of Nevada; the THINK Summer Institute; GT-Cyberspace; the Educators Guild; programs and scholarships; and more.

Duke University Talent Identification Program

Box 90780, Duke University

Durham, NC 27708-0780

Tel. 919 668 9100, 8 am to 5 pm EST, Monday to Friday

Texas Office:

406 E. 11th Street, Suite 301

Austin, TX 78701

Tel. 512 473 8400

email via online forms on website


Identifies gifted children and supports them by providing programs and activities accessible to their parents and teachers.

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

5801 Smith Ave #400 McAuley Hall

Baltimore, Maryland 21209

Tel. 410 735 4100

email ctyinfo@jhu.edu


Provides information, research, talent search and summer programs as well as distance education, counseling and assessment.

State Resources for Gifted Education


Provides a list of State Department of Education offices responsible for gifted education and state-wide advocacy groups.

Summer Institute for the Gifted

River Plaza

9 West Broad Street

Stamford, CT 06902-3788

Tel. 866 303 4744

email sig.info@giftedstudy.com


Provides educational and social opportunities for academically gifted children.

US Department of Education


Includes details of:

The Jacob. K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

400 Maryland Ave, SW

Washington, DC 20202-6200

Tel. 202 2607813

email patricia.ross@ed.gov


State Education Authorities, Local Education Authorities, or both, may apply for grants to fund demonstration projects, innovative strategies and activities to enhance schools' abilities to meet the needs of gifted and talented students. Priority is given to models serving students who are under-represented in gifted and talented programs such as economically disadvantaged, limited English proficient and disabled students. Priority is also given to state and local efforts to improve services for gifted and talented students. The Javits Program also funds:

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

University of Connecticut

2131 Hillside Road

Unit 3007

Storrs, CT 06269-3007

Tel. 860 486 4676


A nationwide cooperative of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others. Conducts research into aspects of giftedness and disseminates information to practitioners, parents, policy-makers and other researchers.

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