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Welcome to the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association

Alexa Twibell, a 12-year-old 6th grader from Scottsdale, Arizona, is asking for help from teachers of the gifted and their students as she gathers information for a book project. She is writing a book for High Achieving Elementary & Middle School students and their parents (both students who have been identified as Gifted and also those who are interested in Gifted topics).

If you or your students are interested in participating in a survey that will be included in this upcoming book, please click on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ChasingEinstein

Current ITAG Newsletter

Please visit the newsletter page to obtain your most recent issue of the ITAG newsletter.

Award Nomination forms

Please visit the Administrators’ page to obtain the Distinguished Service Award, the Administrator Award form, and the ITAG Research Award Grant form.

2015 Conference

The 2015 ITAG Annual Conference will be held October 19-20, 2015 at the Airport Holiday Inn. Additional details and materials will be posted as we receive them.

Endorsement in Gifted Education

Please visit our teachers and educator’s communication page for information regarding endorsement in gifted education.

Iowa Talented and Gifted Mission Statement

The mission of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association is to recognize, support, and respect the unique and diverse needs of talented and gifted learners through


by encouraging informed educational professionals, parents, policy makers, and all other stakeholders to take appropriate action for the benefit of talented and gifted learners.


by strengthening and encouraging the recognition and implementation of practices that support identification of talented and gifted learners and accommodation of the social, emotional, and intellectual levels.


by increasing opportunities for collaboration and cooperation among all stakeholders with the goal of advancing the abilities and developing the potential of talented and gifted learners.