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For Educators

Dec. 15, 2011—Programs for Talented Youth understands the important role educators, counselors, psychologists, and other professionals play in the lives of gifted students. Vanderbilt Gifted Education Institute Throughout the year PTY’s Gifted Education Institute offers professional development opportunities for practicing professionals on a variety of topics. Educators and school districts may choose to attend one of the...

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Research

Oct. 15, 2009—The mission of Programs for Talented Youth is to develop talent in gifted students and those who work with them.  Therefore we focus our area of study on the factors that impact the development of talent across the lifespan and how participation in extra-curricular accelerated academic programs impact student performance both socially and academically. PTY...

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WAVU (Grades 7-12)

Oct. 15, 2009—PTY is committed to planning quality and accelerated classes for students virtually and in person. We will continue to offer virtual programs this summer through PTY Online Academy (rising 3rd through 12th grades). Rising Experts: Mini Immersion (rising 9th-10th grades, and Mentor Immersion (rising 11th-12th grades). Our VSA residential program and on-campus day programs will...

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SAVY (Grades K-6/Rising Grades 1-7)

Oct. 15, 2009—We will continue to offer virtual programs during summer 2021 through PTY Online Academy (rising 3rd through 12th grade students). Applications are now being accepted! Use the button below to apply. Our on-campus day programs will not be taking place during Summer 2021. Saturday/Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young Who? SAVY serves gifted and...

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VSA (Rising Grades 7-12)

Oct. 15, 2009—Our VSA residential programs will not be taking place during Summer 2021. We will continue to offer virtual programs this summer through PTY Online Academy (rising 3rd-12th grade), Rising Expert: Mini Immersion (rising 9th-10th grade) and Mentor Immersion (rising 11th-12th grade). Applications are currently being accepted. Vanderbilt Summer Academy Who? VSA classes are designed to...

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