Resource: NEAG Center for Gifted Education & Talent Development - University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
Website: NEAG Center for Gifted Education & Talent Development - University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
University: University of Connecticut
Description: The University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT is home to the Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, whose research studies focusing the needs of gifted and talented youth have received international attention for more than 40 years. Their programs and services include campus-based graduate programs in gifted education, as well as online programs. NEAG is home to the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT). In addition, two federally funded projects continue in reading (Schoolwide Enrichment Model-Reading) and mathematics (Project M3: Mentoring Mathematical Minds). The Neag Center offers summer professional learning experiences through Confratute (conference & institute) for educators and parents. The Mentor Connection, an inquiry-based research program for talented teens, offers rising juniors and seniors from across the country ongoing projects during a three-week residential experience.

Comments: Contributed by: DITD Team Member on 12/22/2004
This is a useful resource for parents, students, educators, and other professionals interested in Gifted and Talented. This website offers many resources including a mentor connection section.

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