Events | Institute for Educational Advancement

IEA hosts a variety of events throughout the year for gifted youth, parents, and supporters. Events include family nights, Gifted Child Parent Support Group meetings, community building events, and fundraisers.

Upcoming Events

For a list of upcoming events, please browse the calendar below.


Program Dates


September 9 – December 7, 2019
*No classes the week of November 25 (Thanksgiving Break)

Regular Registration Deadline: Monday, August 26, 2019

Gifted Support Groups

Wednesday, September 4 th, 6PM
Speaker: Michelle Bodwell
Topic: Parenting, the Self-Compassion Way

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6PM
Speaker: Dr. Steven Mercer
Topic: The Three Rules for Applying to College

Tuesday, November 19th • 6:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Vula Baliotis, Ph.D
Topic: Co-regulation, Mentalization, and Other Tools for Helping Gifted Children with Emotional Regulation