Center for Gifted Education Policy (CGEP)
The center's mission is to generate public awareness, advocacy, clinical applications and cutting-edge research ideas that will enhance the achievement and performance of children and adolescents with special gifts and talents in all domains, including the academic disciplines, the performing arts, sports and the professions.
Study of the Impact of Specialized Public High Schools of Science, Math and Technology
Funded by the National Science Foundation, this research study will analyze the contributions made by specialized high schools to the pipeline of scientific research as compared to conventional high schools.
CGEP Email List
The CGEP Listserv® is a forum of over 400 subscribers from around the world that encourages communication among researchers in gifted studies and education.
The Pinnacle Model is the model upon which CGEP services for gifted students is based. The Pinnacle Model brings together developed and developing talent in seven important disciplines. This project's summit brings together established masters in the arts and sciences, outstanding researchers and professionals beginning careers (for each discipline), and extraordinarily talented high school students (one in each of the disciplines).
Catalyst is a year-long mentorship program for high school juniors and seniors to work alongside Masters in the fields of chemistry and art. The program, funded by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, focuses on providing top-notch research experience, guidance and peer support for talented students with a demonstrated interest in these fields. For more information, please visit the Catalyst Project page.
CGEP in Print
— Edited by Frances Degen Horowitz, Rena F. Subotnik and Dona J. Matthews
— Written by Rena Subotnik, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius and Frank Worrell