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Gifted and Talented

Professional Associations

New Jersey Association for Gifted Children (NJAGC) -  NJAGC mission is to be a champion for gifted children.  We are passionate advocates promoting programs, networks, and legislative actions to meet the needs of these students statewide.  We believe that a strong and supportive partnership between parents and educators serves to increase understanding and expand opportunities for our gifted children.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) - NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. We aim to help parents and families, K-12 education professionals including support service personnel, and members of the research and higher education community who work to help gifted and talented children as they strive to achieve their personal best and contribute to their communities

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) - SENG's goal is to support bright, talented, gifted individuals and their families, and the professionals who work with them, to better understand the nature of giftedness, and to help these individuals reach their personal potential.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) - CEC is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. They accomplish their mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.

The Association for the Gifted (TAG) - is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children. It establishes professional standards for teacher preparation for the field, develops initiatives to improve gifted education practice, and ensures that the needs of children and youth with exceptionalities are met in educational legislation.

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - A diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, educational institutions, and others interested in giftedness to focus world attention on gifted and talented children and ensure the realization of their valuable potential to the benefit of humankind.