Where
Bright Creative Determined Inquisitive
Minds Are Home

Throughout my experiences with the Center, I have gained new knowledge, resources, and valuable information that has helped me be a better teacher, consultant, and proponent for gifted and advanced learners. I never hesitate to contact the Center if I need sound, quality expertise on any subject in gifted education.
Kelly Bazan
Gifted Education Consultant
Des Moines Public Schools
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Students

The Belin-Blank Center specializes in bright kids. If your child is curious, loves to learn, or talented in a particular area, they will feel right at home here!

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Educators

Connect with other TAG professionals, earn your endorsement, and find your professional home.

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Assessment & Counseling

Our Assessment and Counseling Clinic helps families support their gifted and twice-exceptional students.

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Research

We wrote the book(s) on gifted education and talent development. Our research is a fundamental part of who we are as a Center.

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About Us

From student programs to professional learning; psychological services to research; our team operates one of the most comprehensive gifted and talented centers.

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Acceleration Institute

Our Acceleration Institute is a leading resource for academic acceleration. If you're new to the topic of acceleration or gifted education, this is an excellent place to start.

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Newsletter

Get registration announcements, articles on gifted education and twice exceptionality, tools and resources, and much more delivered straight to your inbox every other month.

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Calendar

Never miss a deadline for our current classes and events with our bimonthly Mark Your Calendars feature.

Summit on Twice-Exceptionality

2e Summit

We are collaborating with the Iowa Neuroscience Institute to bring researchers, clinicians, educators, and parents together to address the current research on twice-exceptionality.

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Integrated Acceleration System

Making decisions about whether to accelerate a student can seem intimidating. We can help.

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Current Grants

Our primary research areas include twice-exceptionality, equity and access to opportunity through a talent search model, and academic acceleration.

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Support Gifted Kids

We provide scholarships and financial aid support to anyone in need. If you would like to help meet the needs of gifted and twice-exceptional students, please consider donating here.