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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—Our next session of WAVU has not been scheduled. Continue to check back for future WAVU dates. Don’t want to miss anything? Sign up for our mailing list today! Weekend at Vanderbilt University A One Day Immersive Academic Experience for 7th-12th Grade Students Join us for Weekend at Vanderbilt University (WAVU) in the fall or...

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

Oct. 15, 2009—Saturday/Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY) Who? SAVY serves gifted and high-achieving students in kindergarten through grade 6 during the academic year (summer, rising 1-7 grade). During the summer, students who have completed 6th grade (rising 7th) are eligible to participate in Career Connections at SAVY, a day program within SAVY designed specifically...

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VSA (Rising Grades 7-12)

Oct. 15, 2009—Vanderbilt Summer Academy Vanderbilt Summer Academy is an intentionally designed, accelerated summer experience for academically advanced students, grounded in academic rigor and scholarly exploration, while also focused on fostering a strong sense of community and friendship. The VSA Experience VSA programs provide the perfect balance of an intensive academic environment combined with a community-driven residential...

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