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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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08 Jan 13 Highlights from 2013 at IEA

Now that 2013 has come to a close, we wanted to look back on some highlights from the last year. Here are just some of the incredible things that happened at IEA in 2013: 1. We moved into our new home! Thanks to a generous gift by...

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05 Dec Genius Day II: William Shakespeare

Genius Day, hosted by IEA's Academy program, is a day of deep learning that gives students the opportunity to learn and work with an expert in the field as they uncover the contributions of a person we consider a genius. Our second Genius Day took place...

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20 Nov These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things…

One of the perks of being a gifted individual is an interest in, well, everything! The IEA staff is a passionate group with many different interests and hobbies, which often lead to very interesting collections. Here are some of the things IEA staff members like to...

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22 Oct IEA’s Moonlight & Stars Benefit Dinner 2013

A full moon and lovely, clear star-gazing weather at the beautiful home of Kate Duey and Bob Malchione created a stunning backdrop for IEA’s Moonlight & Stars Benefit Dinner on Friday, October 18. The evening celebrated IEA and gifted children and recognized two amazing individuals...

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27 Aug Meet Min-Ling and Louise!

We are excited to announce that we have two new additions to our IEA staff! Louise Hindle and Min-Ling Li have both been involved with IEA and our programs before and have recently joined the team as Program Coordinators. Get to know more about these...

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13 Aug Yunasa 2013!

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. “Know Thyself” was at the core of all of...

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16 Jul IEA Summer Spotlight 2013

115 students, parents and supporters of gifted education gathered at USC on July 9 for IEA’s Summer Spotlight 2013, an event designed to showcase gifted students and the programs we offer to meet their needs. The evening was a huge success, and we wanted to...

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25 Jun Yunasa West 2013!

IEA’s pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. 2013 was the 2nd year for Yunasa...

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04 Jun Spring 2013 Academy Highlights!

By Jen Mounday, Academy Program Coordinator Spring Academy classes ran for eight weeks from April 1 to May 25. Classes included two new offerings: Explorations in Literature and Chemistry Lab. Some Academy classics were also held: Organic Chemistry, Primary Advanced Math, Neuro-Energy I and II, Molecular...

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07 Mar 2013 Bradley Seminar: Know Thyself

[caption id="attachment_471" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Caroline D. Bradley Scholars spent the weekend learning about themselves, making connections, and exploring San Jose![/caption] On February 22-24, 2013, we hosted the 10th annual Bradley Seminar in San Jose, California. The event, funded by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, provides...

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04 Jan Gifted kindergartners through eighth-graders to learn from local specialists this winter

Institute for Educational Advancement welcomes highly able students to the Academy SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.—Los Angeles-area kindergarten through eighth-grade gifted and talented students are stepping out of the traditional classroom to engage in advanced classes that explore disciplines such as chemistry, astronomy and humanities. Academy classes, taught...

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11 Dec Why Give?

By Zadra Ibanez IEA held its annual fundraiser Thursday night, and we were thrilled with the event. It was a great success! Nita Millstein, the owner of The Peach Café in Monrovia, California, generously donated the space for our event, which included a plated dinner and...

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10 Dec Gifted Child Parent Support Groups

Click here for 2013-2014 Parent Meetings. Gifted children have a variety of unique gifts, as well as a variety of unique needs and challenges. Join the Institute for Educational Advancement as we explore ways to meet our gifted children’s particular needs and learn more about this...

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20 Nov Enriching the Hearts and Minds of Gifted Youth: IEA Academy

By Jen Mounday Jen Mounday is the Program Coordinator for IEA’s Academy program. Academy provides young gifted students with challenging enrichment classes that focus on exploration and the application of knowledge. [caption id="attachment_366" align="alignright" width="240"] Academy students and instructors dressed up for Halloween - Nico made his...

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16 Oct 7 Questions with Jessica Houben

Jessica Houben is a Program Coordinator with IEA. She will be working most closely with the Yunasa camps this program season. 1. What are you most passionate about in working with the gifted community? I am most passionate about working with gifted youth in a non-traditional educational...

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21 Aug Why We Do What We Do: Portfolio-Based Applications

By Jessica Houben IEA’s programs – Academy, Apprenticeship, the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship, Yunasa, and Yunasa West – are geared toward gifted children ages 5-18, who think and learn differently from the norm. Every year we receive numerous applications for each program, and every applicant is...

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07 Aug Yunasa 2012!

By Jen Mounday IEA's pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters and experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. 2012 saw another memorable year...

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