About North Carolina Association for the Gifted & Talented

The North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented (NCAGT) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the educational and social-emotional needs of academically and/or intellectually gifted students. Specifically, the Association seeks to:

  • Increase public knowledge about the nature and needs of the academically and/or intellectually gifted,

  • Assess public policy and work to establish and maintain those policies that benefit the education of the gifted,

  • Enhance collaborative efforts between stakeholders in gifted education,

  • Examine “best practices” revealed in current research and increase the relevancy and utilization of these practices to guide implementation of gifted programs,

  • Support personnel preparation and professional growth among those working with gifted students, and

  • Encourage action research and other initiatives that benefit gifted students. 

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