Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity / The Center for Gifted

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2017 Torrance Awards

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Professional Services


Counseling and Testing

* Educational Consulting
* Psycho-Educational Evaluation
* Gifted Identification
* Assessment and Testing


provided by:
Cheryl Lind, M.S., Ed.S.
Certified School Psychologist


For more information regarding evaluation services, please call the Center at 847.901.0173 or email



WRITING TUTOR grades 4 through adult

* Composition
* Critical Reading
* Literature
* College Application Essays
* Research
* Organization


provided by:
Julie Sanford, M.A


Julie Sanford taught writing and literature at Roosevelt University in Chicago for almost fifteen years. She is also a certified English teacher, grades 6-12, and tutors students of all ages and abilities. The writing process should empower students, Julie believes, and not create a source of frustration or limitation.One-on-one tutoring is available in person and/or online.


For more information regarding tutoring services, please call Julie at 847.644.0566 or email



National Association for Gifted Children


Illinois Association for Gifted Children


Davidson Institute for Talent Development


Hoagies' Gifted Education


AFG Guidance Center


Mensa International


National Women's History Project


SENG: Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted


Journals & Newsletters


2e: Twice Exceptional Newsletter


New Moon Girls


Gifted Child Today


Skipping Stones


Gifted Education Communicator



Corwin Press


Prufrock Press


N.L. Associates


Free Spirit Publishing


Bright Ideas for the Gifted and Talented


Fulcrum Publishing


Royal Fireworks Press


Hampton Press


Scholastic Testing Service


Hickory Grove Press


Tin Man Press


The Center for Gifted is a not-for-profit organization under IRC Section 501(c)(3). The Center for Gifted reserves the right to change without notice any statements on this website or in its brochures concerning but not limited to rules, policies, tuition, fees, courses, locations, or staff. It is the policy of The Center for Gifted not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, or national or ethnic origin in matters of admissions or services relating to its programs.
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