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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 online opportunities this fall and winter or until such time in-person services can resume. If you are interested in academic programs this fall and winter, check out our online opportunities. Offerings include one month accelerated classes for...

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

Oct. 15, 2009—Although we cannot gather together on campus this fall and winter for Saturday experiences, PTY is committed to planning quality and accelerated classes for students. If you are interested in academic programs this fall and winter, check out our online opportunities. Opportunities include one month accelerated class for 3rd through 11th grade students as well...

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VSA (Rising Grades 7-12)

Oct. 15, 2009—PTY has already started making initial plans for Summer 2021. We plan to offer a variety of online opportunities and experiences this summer for PTY students. PTY will provide more information about on-campus residential experiences for VSA students for Summer 2021 by mid-January. At this time, the website will be updated with important information and...

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