Village East Gifted, an after-school enrichment program for gifted and talented students, has opened two new locations at 33 Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station and at The Friends School on 550 Post Avenue in Westbury. Camp ThinkTank, their summer program for grades 1-9, is held at Huntington location.
Village East Gifted has over 280 students enrolled in its programs, which are designed to provide a stimulating learning environment facilitating creativity and intellectual growth. VEG teaches accelerated curriculum in Advanced Latin, Early SAT Prep, Writing, Grammar and Syntax, Global Studies, Economics, Microbiology, Geography, Earth Science, Medicine, Law, Advanced Mathematics and Business. The program encourages positive social interaction between its gifted students and the acceptance of others whose skills and talents that are different from their own.
In many instances, gifted students have difficulty conforming to the traditional ways of education. Village East Gifted’s culture acknowledges the fact that gifted and talented students see the world differently because of their complex minds and unique depth of emotions.
“At Village East Gifted, "said Tobi Phillips, Ed. D. (cert.), Headmaster and Founder of Village East Gifted, "we provide rigorous and creative curriculum in all academic subjects fostering lateral problem-solving, higher level thinking and cooperative decision-making. All of our alumni get accepted to Ivy League schools, many achieving perfect scores on their SAT's. But most important, our curriculum captivates and entertains its gifted and talented students, of all of whom want to come here every day."
Village East Gifted holds enrichment classes after-school, evenings, weekends, over school vacations, throughout the summer and during the day for students who are home schooled. The programs are designed to cater to students, ages 4 to 21.
To register or for more information, go to http://www.villageeastgifted.com/.