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Links of Interest

National Organizations and Resources


Acceleration Institute
A Nation Deceived, A Nation Empowered publications, Iowa Acceleration Scale and other acceleration research and resources.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
NAGC supports and develops policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic groups.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)
SENG provides information, develops programming and serves gifted children and individuals, as well as their families, educators and health professionals.

Iowa Organizations and Resources


Belin-Blank Center
Professional development opportunities for teachers, assessment and counseling services for students, Iowa AP Online and programs for students and academic acceleration.

Iowa Department of Education
The gifted and talented section of the Iowa Department of Education's website includes Iowa laws, rules, legislation, G/T allocations, G/T plan requirements and more.

Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG)
ITAG promotes advocacy at the national, state and local levels, pre-service and in-service training in gifted education and parent/community awareness, education and involvement.

Advanced Opportunities for Students


Iowa State University
Office of Precollegiate Programs (OPPTAG)

University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center
Iowa AP Online
Belin-Blank Programs and Classes for Students

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