Rutgers Division of Continuing Studies is sponsoring the Fifth Annual HEROES Conference for gifted teens on January 19-20, 2013. During the conference students will be able to spend two days in labs, workshops and classes taught by faculty members and researchers. Students will be able to select from over 50 programs covering such diverse topics as computer programming, Robotics, Literature, Math, Logic, Philosophy, Leadership, Genetics and more.
In order to qualify to attend the conference middle school students must to submit qualifying SAT, ACT, SCAT or EXPLORE scores. Students under the age of 16 who have not yet taken any of these tests but have scored in advanced proficient on at least one section of last year's NJASK may register for either the Academic Talent Search or Writing Talent Search in order to attend the conference as applicants.
Additional information regarding the conference or either of the Talent Searches may be found atHEROESgifted.org. A flyer suitable for distribution to students may be downloaded atheroesgifted.org//files/1/Conference.v.2012.12.07.pdf or by emailing HEROES@HEROESgifted.orgto request printed flyers.