- Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education in New York State, Inc.
- National Association for Gifted Children
- Council for Exceptional Children
- The Association for the Gifted
- The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
- Mentoring Partnership of Long Island
- Ten Big Ideas for Little Money
- Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
- New York State Education Department Links
- U.S. Department of Education
AGATE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of concerned parents and educators designed to promote the education and welfare of the gifted and talented in New York State. AGATE has been developed to:
- Seek and make available national, state and local resources which contribute to the education of the gifted and talented;
- Develop, publish and disseminate appropriate materials for the education of the gifted and talented;
- Sponsor and foster activities that stimulate and encourage the development of improved programs and practices for the education of the gifted and talented, such as sharing information about educational programs, giving educators opportunities to study new and innovative teaching methods and programs which are specifically designed for gifted children, and conducting research on the gifted which would provide help for educators;
- Assume a leadership role in the establishment of statewide conferences, meetings, workshops and other appropriate gatherings for the benefit and welfare of the gifted and talented.
NAGC is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, educators, community leaders and other professionals who unite to address the unique needs of all children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.
CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
TAG was organized as a division of The Council for Exceptional Children in 1958. TAG plays a major part in helping both professionals and parents work more effectively with one of our most precious resources: the gifted child.
NRC/GT is guided by emerging research about the broadened conception of human potential and the need to develop "high-end learning" opportunities for all of America's students. Programs and services designed to challenge the highest levels of learning and creativity; to promote high expectations, rigorous standards, and greater engagement with subject matter should be an integral part of every school's overall program.
The Mentoring Partnership of Long Island works to help connect caring adult mentors with youth. We serve to create new mentoring programs and support existing ones with training, volunteer referrals and resources. We make mentoring work!
Connecticut State Education Department PDF Pamphlets: 10 BIG IDEAS (for little money) that can increase the challenge level for high-achieving students.
- Language Arts
- Performing Arts
- Social Studies
- Visual Arts
- Library Media and Technology
Gifted Education resources for:
- New York State Board of Regents
- NYS Education Department (NYSED)
- Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Continuing Education (EMSC)
- Curriculum, Instruction, and Instructional Technology
- Vocational and Education Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
- NYS Education Department Virtual Learning System
- Curriculum Standards (Includes Alternate Assessment Standards for Students with Severe Disabilities)