Center for Gifted Education Policy (CGEP)

Our Mission

The center's mission is to generate public awareness, advocacy, clinical applications and cutting-edge research ideas that will enhance the achievement and performance of children and adolescents with special gifts and talents in all domains, including the academic disciplines, the performing arts, sports and the professions.

Current Projects

  • Study of the Impact of Specialized Public High Schools of Science, Math and Technology
    Funded by the National Science Foundation, this research study will analyze the contributions made by specialized high schools to the pipeline of scientific research as compared to conventional high schools.

  • The Pinnacle Model
    A mentorship program to bring together talented high school students and masters in sciences, humanities and the arts. The three projects under include Pinnacle, Apex and Catalyst.

  • CGEP Email List
    The CGEP Listserv® is a forum of over 400 subscribers from around the world that encourages communication among researchers in gifted studies and education.

CGEP in Print

Other Resources

Gifted Youth of the 1939 World's Fair
Documentary of the IBM research facility for gifted youth in the sciences that grew out of the 1939 World's Fair. Many of these youth became nobel scientists, business leaders and mentors to gifted youth.

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