The Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) provides outstanding residential summer camps for gifted and talented youth in grades 5-12 that stimulate imagination, expand abilities, and create lasting friendships. Get a taste of college life while living in a Purdue residence hall and enjoying recreational activities. Grades 5-12 camps are held from July 1-28, 2012.
GERI at Purdue University is committed to the holistic development of talented P-16 students. The Institute provides resources and programs to students and teachers, and through our research, acts as an advocate to the gifted community.
During the school year (Super Saturday) and the summer (Super Summer), GERI offers students engaging and interactive enrichment classes that include content such as advanced mathematics, engineering, science, technology, and visual and performing arts. The environment values creativity, critical thinking, independent learning, diversity, and achievement.
The Gifted Education Program offers both a Gifted and Talented Licensing program (on campus and on-line) and a comprehensive on-campus graduate program for both Masters and Doctoral degrees. Students collaborate closely with faculty mentors to develop their scholarly focus and expertise as well as prepare for their professional roles.
The world-class, interdisciplinary faculty is dedicated to a research-rich environment in order to collect and share data on many aspects of giftedness and on gifted education programs nationally and internationally.
GERI offers a continuum of services to students, teachers, and the gifted community. We are dedicated to addressing the needs of this community through teaching, researching and sharing.