+ CTY Emerging Scholars
Now in 16 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
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.
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.
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-Baltimore City Schools Symposium
This annual free event is open to Baltimore City students and their families. Experience hands-on workshops and learn about gifted resources within Baltimore City Schools and at CTY.
March 9, 2019. Details to come.
CTY Scholars Welcomes Baltimore Cohort
Event: Free Poetry Reading
CTY presents the 22nd annual Joshua Ringel Memorial Reading April 14 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Join us for an evening of poetry by former Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha Trethewey.