The Center for Talent Development's Summer Program
CTD's Summer Program
Apply for the Summer Program's Leapfrog, Apogee, Spectrum or Equinox programs
Job Opportunities

Summer Positions

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Summer Program. Summer Program staff members have the opportunity to work with bright, motivated students, gain valuable experience in a vibrant learning community and feel great about how they spent the summer!

Center for Talent Development’s Summer Program offers courses in mathematics, science, technology and the humanities to academically talented students in PreK through grade 12. Students can choose to be residents or commuters, so we hire dozens of outstanding instructional, residential and administrative staff each year. If you are a competent and caring individual with an interest in gifted education and a commitment to helping students grow and excel intellectually and socially, you can apply to work with us starting in January 2014!

To gauge your interest in the Summer Program we encourage you to review comprehensive information about our programs: Leapfrog (PreK-3) | Spark (4) | Solstice (4-6) | Apogee (4-6) | Spectrum (7&8) | Equinox (9-12)

You can see lists of Leapfrog courses (age 4 through grade 3) from this past summer, including dates and locations on the following charts:  Half-Day and All-Day.

You can see a list of 4th - 12th grade courses from this past summer (and see dates and locations) on this Grade 4 - 12 Course Chart.

The 2014 Summer Program is now over. Please check back with us in January 2015 for updates and applications!


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