The National Society for the Gifted & Talented™ (NSGT) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) foundation created to honor and encourage gifted and talented (G&T) children and youth. (www.nsgt.org)
The Center for Creative Learning believes that people of all ages can improve their skills and ability to use creative and critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making, and that research on learning style helps us to understand how people develop and use their talents in unique and personal ways. Many resources are available through the Center for Creative Learning’s website. (www.creativelearning.com)
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page provides resources for parents and educators of gifted children, including articles and research, books, organizations, on-line support groups, and academic programs. Future Problem Solving is referenced as an academic program on this site. (hoagiesgifted.org)
The National Association for Gifted Children supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students. (www.nagc.org)
Zozude is a competition concierge for competitions. They aim to see every student in America engaged in challenge-based learning. Zozude believes that competitions have been shown to have great impact on content retention, critical thinking skills, and creativity. By basing education in real-world scenarios and challenge-based problem solving, students are given the opportunity to think for themselves, and by doing so, learn more rapidly and efficiently than with traditional lecture-based classes. (www.zozude.com)
National Association of Secondary School Principals Future Problem Solving is proud to be recognized as an approved student contest/program by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. (nassp.org)
The Torrance Center™ for Creativity and Talent Development is a service, research, and instructional center concerned with the identification and development of creative potential and with gifted and future studies. Its goals are to investigate, implement, and evaluate techniques for enhancing creative thinking and to facilitate national and international systems that support creative development.
All programs and activities sponsored by the Torrance Center™ build on the legacy of Dr. Ellis Paul Torrance, a native Georgian and UGA Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor Emeritus, who was a pioneer in research on the identification and development of creative potential. (www.coe.uga.edu/outreach/units/torrance-center)
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) envisions a world where gifted, talented and creative individuals are supported to build gratifying, meaningful lives and contribute to the well-being of others. To this end, SENG reaches out to diverse communities that share our mission across the nation and the globe. FPSPI supports SENG by attending their annual conference, exhibiting a booth, and presenting informational sessions. (www.sengifted.org)
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) is well known for its World Conference, which is held every two years at a different location around the world, bringing together leaders in the field of gifted and talented education. While they’re known for the biennial conference, the spirit of sharing actually goes on year round.
FPSPI has a longstanding relationship with WCGTC and supports their mission by attending the conference, hosting an exhibit booth, and sharing the benefits of problem solving at various sessions. (www.world-gifted.org)