Welcome to The Association for the Gifted (TAG) Webpage! We are happy that you have found us and hope you will take some time to browse through our newsletters and other materials. TAG is a vibrant organization of diverse individuals who make a difference in the lives of students with gifts and talents on a daily basis. If these characteristics describe you, please join us! We are always looking for members who want to actively participate in our work to provide the voice and vision for gifted education.


The Association for the Gifted (TAG), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), embraces and supports the needs of students with gifts and talents, focusing on multi-exceptional and other diverse learners, through advocacy, professional learning, and resources.

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  • 2017 Journal for the Education of the Gifted Paper of the Year

    Dr. William T. Allen and Dr. Scott L. Hunsaker, coauthors of Teacher Conceptions, Curriculum Ideologies, and Adaptations to Linear Change in River School District: Implications for the Gifted (Volume 39 , Issue 3), are the recipients of this year’s award. Congratulations!

  • CEC-TAG Is Now CAEP Specialty Professional Organization

    Effective today, March 1, CEC becomes the CAEP specialty professional association (SPA) of record for gifted and talented education programs. With the support of the Association for the Gifted (TAG), gifted education teacher preparation programs can continue to be considered for national recognition by CEC by submitting program reports that demonstrate teacher candidate mastery of […]

  • Proposal Submission Ends March 31

    Time to submit proposals for the 2019 CEC Convention in Indianapolis. Be sure to include topics and concepts important for gifted and talented learners and their teachers. Presentations on 2e learners are especially important.