Welcome to DAEG!

Dear Parents,

On behalf of the Darien Advocates for the Education of the Gifted (DAEG), welcome!  DAEG is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote excellent education for both our gifted students and all students throughout Darien.  To that end, we support both Darien’s Idea Program (Darien’s gifted education program) and Darien’s public school system as a whole through a variety of means:

  • Extracurricular enrichment school programs at both the elementary and middle school levels open to all students in line with the Idea program’s goals and objectives. Courses are offered before or after school and typically meet once per week over a series of weeks.
  • Round table discussions with Darien’s Idea Program Coordinator Linda Johnson for interested parents.
  • Annual guest speaker/luncheon on the various needs an