Who We Are

The world leader in gifted education. 

From our home at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, to our dynamic virtual classrooms and our sites across the globe, the Center for Talented Youth has been a nonprofit committed to nurturing extraordinary young minds since 1979.

Our core mission is to serve bright learners and their families through our renowned programs, research, counseling services, and advocacy. Because in identifying and developing the talents of advanced pre-university students to better our world today, we hope to improve it for generations to come.  

Mission

CTY is dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world. 

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Leadership

Meet CTY’s senior leadership and the members of our Advisory Council and East Asia Advisory Group.

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Research

CTY Research works at the cross-roads of education, cognitive psychology, and cognitive neuroscience to address questions of both practical and theoretical significance for identifying, characterizing, and supporting the needs of advanced learners.

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Policies and Accreditation

Learn more about CTY's policies and our accreditation for grades K through 12.

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For Media

Our leadership and educators are eager to provide perspective and analysis about gifted education issues and the needs of academically advanced learners.

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