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The National Research Center on Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT)

NRC/GT is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, investigates, develops, and disseminates new methods for identifying and teaching gifted students. The NRC/GT, located at the University of Connecticut, is run collaboratively with the University of Virginia and Yale University and works in conjunction with more than 300 public school district research study sites.

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

NAGC is an organization of parents, educators, other professionals, and community leaders to address the unique needs of children and youth. Membership includes a subscription to Parenting for High Potential, a magazine with articles geared to the development of talent. You can search State Resources for Gifted Education and Individual State Gifted Organizations on the NAGC website by clicking on the heading "Gifted By State."

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

The Association for the Gifted (TAG)

TAG was organized in 1958 by The Council for Exceptional Children, helps professionals and parents work with gifted children.

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development has extensive resources for highly gifted students (and their parents).

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

SENG focuses primarily on the adults (parents, educators, etc) in the lives of gifted children. SENG provides information on identification, guidance, and effective ways to live and work with gifted individuals.

Hoagies' Gifted Education

A resource guide for the education of gifted children with links to many gifted education resources available on the Internet.