+ CTY Emerging Scholars
Now in 15 Baltimore schools, the Emerging Scholars gives elementary students access to free, in-school programming for advanced learners.
+ Teacher Training
CTY has partnered with Baltimore City schools to provide professional development to educators serving the district’s gifted and advanced learners.
+ Family Resources
CTY is conducting local school-based workshops and other events to help families navigate their students’ educational opportunities.
Financial aid for CTY’s academic programs and the four-year CTY Scholars program for high school students is available specifically for Baltimore families.
Baltimore Emerging Scholars: Building Bridges for Bright Kids
The 25-week Baltimore Emerging Scholars program is a partnership between CTY and Baltimore City Public Schools, and the centerpiece of CTY’s service in Baltimore. It grew out of CTY’s recognition that using above-grade-level testing to identify students for its gifted programs was not reaching some Baltimore students who have the capacity to learn, but have not had the academic opportunities that would prepare them for the tests. Read more about Baltimore Emerging Scholars…
CTY and Baltimore in the News
Identifying Advanced Learners in Baltimore
CTY’s Amy Shelton writes that “the earlier you can provide enrichment to young learners, the more likely you are able to have a meaningful impact.”
Baltimore Emerging Scholars on WYPR
Baltimore’s public radio station talks with CTY Director of Research Amy Shelton and of a Baltimore Emerging Scholars student and his family.
Summer 2019 Emerging Scholars Program
Baltimore City Public Schools and CTY offer a free summer academic enrichment program for elementary students with high academic potential.
Sponsorship Supports Kids Chess League
CTY is a longtime sponsor of the Baltimore Kids Chess League, which encourages a love of chess in students throughout Baltimore City Schools.
CTY and Baltimore City Schools Team Up
CTY is identifying Baltimore City students with advanced abilities and connecting these students and their teachers with gifted resources.
CTY Scholars Welcomes Baltimore Cohort