Iowa State University's Office of Precollegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted (OPPTAG) and the University of Iowa's Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development have a joint talent search program. Our collaborative agreement provides the highest level of service to Iowa students. OPPTAG offers an exciting Middle School Conference and Summer Programs for 3rd - 12th graders (Adventures and EXPLORATIONS!). Belin Blank offers Iowa students and their families' above-level testing technologies to analyze their unique abilities and access to the finest interpretive guides and resources.
Staff at both universities are committed to assisting high ability students to reach their potential by providing the highest level of service to them and to their families and educators. The contact information listed below is intended to provide you with convenient access to important information and to the staffs of both organizations. Please do not hesitate to contact us.
OPPTAG357 Carver Hall, Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2060
Phone: 515 294-1772
Belin Blank Center600 Blank Honors
Iowa City, IA 52242-1529
Phone: 1 800 336-6463 or 319 335-6148
Fax: 319 335-5151