The Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) is a research and development center providing services to educators, policymakers, graduate students, researchers, and parents in support of the needs of gifted and talented individuals.

The mission of the Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is to facilitate educational and emotional support for gifted children and their families in the greater Chicago area, hosting events by region in Chicago, North Suburban Chicago, West Suburban Chicago, and South Suburban Chicago. CGCC is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization created by parents of gifted children with the intention of unifying the many meetup groups, school related organizations, and parent groups throughout the Chicago area.

Child Development Institute was formed in 1999 and has been providing information to parents through its website ever since. The website currently receives over 2 million visitors per year. The website was recommended for parents by the American Psychological Association and Psychology Today during its first year of operation. The site is linked to by thousands of sites including universities, school districts, professional organizations and public agencies.

The Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization of parents, educators, and others interested in promoting appropriate education, including creative and critical thinking, for gifted and talented children while seeking public recognition and support for the special needs of gifted and talented children.

The Connecticut Association for the Gifted provides enrichment, resources, and advocacy to develop the talented, gifted, high-potential, and twice-exceptional individuals of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, and the communities who support them in Connecticut.

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), located in Arlington, VA, is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals. COPAA members work to protect the legal and civil rights of and secure excellence in education on behalf of tens of thousands of students with disabilities and their families each year at the national, state and local levels.

Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education is the definitive reference for a summary and evaluation of the literature on giftedness, gifted education, and talent development. This third edition:

  • Presents more than 40 summaries of important topics in the field.
  • Features updates to all topics.
  • Introduces new topics, including neuroscience and the roles of leaders in the field.
  • Dives into the latest research.
  • Explores how the research applies to gifted education and the lives of gifted learners.
  • This book also provides an objective assessment of the available knowledge on each topic, offers guidance in the application of the research, and suggests areas of needed research.

    The Statewide Advisory Council for the Gifted and Talented (SACPGT) is an advisory body consisting of representatives from Delaware School Districts, Charter Schools, and Institutions of Higher Education. The purpose of the council is to provide leadership, advocacy, and guidance for informed decision making involving programs for the gifted and talented.

    Through recognizing the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties. Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter on a specific topic addresses the relevance for children with AD/HD and Asperger Syndrome. Lovecky guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behavior and relationships at home and at school.

    Diverse: Issues In Higher Education stands alone as the only source of critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education. Diverse began writing about diversity in higher education long before diversity and multiculturalism became “hot-button” issues. Today, their mission remains as true as it was more than 30 years ago: to provide information that is honest, thorough and balanced. They seek, through traditional and nontraditional media, to be change agents and generate public policies that resolve inequities that still exist today. In fulfilling their mission, they believe in helping to build the educational, cultural, social and economic structures necessary to allow every individual to reach his or her full potential, and thus contribute to the greater good of their community and the nation.

    At a time when the U.S. education system consistently lags behind its international peers, Dumbing Down America shows exactly why America can’t keep up by providing a critical look at the nation’s schools through the eyes of the children whose minds are languishing in countless classrooms. Filled with specific examples of how gifted children are being shortchanged by a nation that believes smart kids will succeed on their own, Dumbing Down America packs a powerful message: If we want our nation to prosper, we must pay attention to its most intelligent youth. Author James R. Delisle, PhD., provides a template of what can and must happen in America’s schools if they are to fulfill their mission of educating every child to the fullest potential.

    The Eastern South Dakota Families of Gifted Children is a Facebook group that was created to be a place where Sioux Falls families with gifted kids can brainstorm ideas to meet the needs of their families and children. Members with common goals can meet and network to enact positive change and coordinate enrichment opportunities.

    The Education Law Center (ELC) ensures all children in Pennsylvania have access to quality public educational services and to the full range of educational options that are available to their peers. ELC advocates on behalf of the most vulnerable students, children living in poverty, children of color, children in the foster care and juvenile systems, children with disabilities, English learners, LGBTQ students, and children experiencing homelessness.

    This site is registered on Toolset.com as a development site.