Conferences and Summer Institutes

The Center offers annual opportunities for K-12 administrators, teachers, and counselors.

National Curriculum Network Conference (NCNC)

This annual conference offers sessions on curriculum, instruction, and assessment for high-ability learners. The focus audience includes administrators, gifted coordinators and teachers, as well as other professionals in gifted education.

The Center for Gifted Education is celebrating its 30th anniversary!

In lieu of our annual National Curriculum Network Conference, we will be engaging in a variety of activities throughout the year to celebrate and highlight the 30-year anniversary. 

Please check back for more information, which will be made available soon.


Summer Institute
2018 Dates : June 25-26

The purpose of this Summer Institute is to provide teachers and administrators with the knowledge and skills to design and use high quality curriculum within effective programs for advanced learners. The Institute is held each June for two days. Participants select one strand of study for the entire Institute. Each strand offers intensive training in a particular area of curriculum development and implementation.

This Institute is designed for gifted program coordinators, other district and building-level administrators, teachers of the gifted, and all classroom teachers who want to enhance their ability to differentiate appropriately for their high ability students.

Advanced Placement (AP) Institute

2018 Dates: July 16-19, July 23-26, and July 30-August 2

The Advanced Placement Institute is endorsed by the College Board. Teachers learn about specific course content, teaching strategies, and programmatic ideas and issues. For information about conferences and institutes, [[cfgepd, contact us]].