Thursday, August 17, 2017
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

National Organizations

for Gifted Education for Students, Teachers, and Parents

CEC-TAG is a national advocacy group for gifted education.
It is part of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), a leading special education professional organization.

The Davidson Institute is devoted to supporting profoundly gifted young people and providing opportunities for them to develop their talents in positive ways to create value for themselves and others. Their database contains hundreds of research articles.

SENG brings attention to the unique social and emotional needs of gifted individuals, which are often misunderstood or ignored.

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.

ERIC gathers and disseminates professional literature, information, and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are gifted. The ERIC database of educational materials, has more than 70,000 citations on disabilities or gifted issues.

The Gifted Development Center is the nation’s leading counseling and assessment center for gifted children and support center for parents.

The University of Connecticut and the projects that have originated there have been important in rethinking who we identify and how we serve gifted students.

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