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Welcome to the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association

Ankeny TAG Along

Ankeny High School students participate in TAG Along

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.

2013 Award Winners

Nicole Herdich, principal of Central Lee Elementary awarded ITAG’s 2013 Administrator of the Year. Please click here to read the press release.
Congressman Tom Latham is awarded ITAG’s 2013 Distinguished Service Award. Please click here to view Tom Latham’s full biography.

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.