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There are many Internet resources available for parents and professionals.  We have listed some we find useful.   VAG is not responsible for the content of linked sites and these sites are provided as a service to you.

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN VIRGINIA  Click here.

SUMMER PROGRAMS for STUDENTS

A more detailed listing is available at the National Association for the Gifted web site.

Summer Institute for the Gifted www.giftedstudy.com

iD Tech Camps www.idtech.com/locations/virginia-summer-camps/

The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies ~   http://www.usm.edu/gifted/  

Gifted Education Resource Institute Summer Programs  www.purdue.edu/ge

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University - Programs and classes for academically talented students K-12 - http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/ctd/

The Boston Leadership Institute offers three-week, hands-on summer research programs for gifted middle and high school students http://www.bostonleadershipinstitute.com/

NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. . You can find them at: https://nasaeclips.arc.nasa.gov/
                                             
NATIONAL AND STATE GIFTED ORGANIZATIONS

National Association for the Gifted
www.nagc.org

The Council for Exceptional Children
www.cec.sped.org

California Association for the Gifted
www.cagifted.org

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented
www.txgifted.org

Northern Virginia Council for Gifted/Talented Education
http://www.nvcgte.org/

CENTERS AND FOUNDATIONS:

Center for Gifted Education, College of William and Mary
www.cfge.wm.edu

Davidson Institute for Talent Development
www.davidsoninstitute.org

Gifted Development Center
www.gifteddevelopment.com

Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University
www.cty.jhu.edu

Imagine, A magazine for middle and high school students published by Johns Hopkins University http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/imagine/20100304_SFF.

CTY Johns Hopkins University - Connecting Young Thinkers Around the World  
www.cogito.org 

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
https://www.world-gifted.org/

TAG Comprehensive Gifted and Talented Resources Page
TIP Program
www.tip.duke.edu

Education Program for Gifted Youth
epgy.stanford.edu 

OTHER SITES:

The Destination Imagination program is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic Challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. Our participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament.

https://www.destinationimagination.org/challenge-program/start-a-team/

Center for the Academically Talented Youth
Children of Tomorrow
The Connie Belin and Jacquline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (University of Iowa)
http://www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank/

Gifted Education Press
Gifted Resource Center of New England
www.grcne.com

Prufrock Press
www.prufrock.com

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
www.hoagiesgifted.org

The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children
www.hollingworth.org

The Talent Developing Studio
www.thetds.com

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University
http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/ctd/

Supporting Emotional Need of the Gifted
www.sengifted.org  

VIIRGINIA ORGANIZATIONS:

Virginia General Assembly
virginiageneralassembly.gov 

Virginia Department of Education
www.pen.k12.va.us

BOOK LISTS: 

Book List for Parents/Guardians/Grandparents
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Book List for Students
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