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CTY’s executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen discusses the importance of helping even the brightest children learn something new every day in The Johns Hopkins Univeristy Gazette.

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BALTIMORE May 28, 2013 -- Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Executive Director of the Center for Talented Youth (CTY), and David Andrews, Dean of the School of Education (SoE), announce the appointment of Amy Shelton to a dual role as Director of Research at CTY and professor in SoE, starting July 1, 2013. 

The appointment reflects a new and deeper collaboration between the two Johns Hopkins institutions. It will offer a significant opportunity to bridge the gap between basic research on learning and educational practice. SoE’s specific interest in personalized learning will provide a strong framework for building on CTY’s expertise in identifying and meeting the needs of the most highly advanced pre-college learners....Read more.

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Liz Kidder
Goodman Media International
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CTY Greece ImageTHESSALONIKI, GREECE, May 16, 2013 — The Stavros Niarchos Foundation today announced a significant new grant to the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for the creation of the first center in Greece to provide academically gifted students with the opportunity to attend advanced educational programs. The establishment and operation of CTY Greece is part of the foundation’s effort to help relieve some of the dire consequences stemming from the financial crisis in Greece....Read more.

Listen to CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen on National Public Radio discussing the lack of college readiness among top students (second story in list) – a topic she recently wrote about in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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BALTIMORE MARCH 27, 2013 — Marcelo Sanjinés, a middle school Spanish teacher at Open Window School in Bellevue, Washington is the winner of a national teaching award from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in recognition of his dedication to and love of teaching.

Sanjinés was selected as the winner of the Friedel and Otto Eberspacher Award for Excellence in the Teaching of a Modern Western European Language. The award was established in 1989 by Lieselotte E. Kurth of Johns Hopkins University’s German Department to promote the teaching of modern languages and recognize the dedication of educators who instill in young people the desire to better understand the people and cultures of the world. The award, which is administered by CTY, includes a $1,500 prize...Read more.