The following core values serve as guiding principles for all policies and procedures, as well as, day-to-day practices and interactions during the program. It is the shared responsibility of participants and program staff to strive, emulate and promote the following core values:
In order to create a safe and successful learning community in accordance with the core values previously outlined, students and parents are responsible for being aware of and abiding by the THINK code of conduct. A few of the conduct policies are:
A full list of conduct policies can be found here. Students and parents will have the chance to review and accept the Code of Conduct upon admission to the program. These policies will also be reviewed with students on the first day of the program.
Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.