Here are some resources for parents:
- Tri County GATE- The Tri-County GATE Council, a volunteer organization, is an affiliate of the California Association for the Gifted (CAG). It belongs to the Pacific Region of CAG, which includes San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.
- California Association for the Gifted (CAG)- CAG is involved at the local, state, national, and international levels, implementing research-based training in differentiation and advocating to help ensure that the academic and affective needs of gifted learners are met.
- California Department of Education, Gifted and Talented Education -The California Department of Education (CDE) administers the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program, which provides funding for local educational agencies (LEAs) to develop unique education opportunities for high-achieving and underachieving pupils in the California public elementary and secondary schools.
- Davidson Institute's-The Davidson Institute offers much-needed support to profoundly gifted young people through various programs and services.
- About Hoagies' Gifted Education Page -The all-things-gifted site, full of resources, articles, books and links to help and support parents, teachers, and gifted children alike.
- National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) -NAGC's mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. We aim to help parents/families and K-12 education professionals.
- Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted- SENG is a nonprofit organization that empowers families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
- Gifted Guru’s Parent Page- Gifted Guru is a site for everyone interested in or passionate about good teaching, especially gifted kids. You can expect to find practical and useful resources, tips and tricks o’ the trade for parents and educators and homeschooling momecators (mom + educator!) alike.