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Online Seminar on Role of Rigorous Research for Gifted Students’ Development on Feb. 27

Seminar:            Realizing Potential through Rigorous Academic Research
Time:                  8:30pm EST, February 27, 2024
Venue:               Online
Register here:   Sign up form

Pioneer Academics will be hosting a live, online information session for you and your child on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 8:30 PM EST.

This session will explore how rigorous academic research supports the intellectual and social-emotional development of talented, gifted high-school students. Pioneer’s Academic R&D director will also provide details about the academic system behind the Research Program, the application, and admissions process. And, of course, there will be time reserved to answer attendees’ questions.

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About Pioneer

The Pioneer Research Program is a virtual research institute, offering gifted high-school students the opportunity to pursue their own original, undergraduate-level research in one of 30 areas spanning STEM, social sciences, humanities, and pre-professional disciplines. It is the world’s only fully accredited online research program for high-school students. Learn more about Pioneer Academics at

About the speaker

Brian Cooper is the Director of Research & Development for Pioneer Academics, helping to drive Pioneer’s innovation and learning delivery. Brian has nearly 30 years of education experience working with gifted and talented students. Prior to joining the Pioneer team, Brian spent 25 years at Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP), developing and managing innovative programs for talented students from around the world. Before transitioning to Duke TIP, Brian was an award-winning AP English Literature and Composition teacher.