Nicholas  Colangelo

Nicholas Colangelo

Dean and Myron & Jacqueline Blank Professor of Gifted Education
N459 Lindquist Center
Rehabilitation and Counselor Education
Iowa City, IA 52242
nick-colangelo@uiowa.edu
319-335-5380 (phone)
319-335-5386 (fax)
Personal Website

Academic History

  • Ph.D. in Counseling and Guidance, Minor--Law, Minor--Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1977

Expertise

  • Gifted Education
  • Acceleration

Research Interests

  • Gifted Education Acceleration

Teaching Interests

  • Gifted EducationCounseling TheoriesGroup Psychotherapy

Professional Activities and Membership

  • American Council on Rural Special Education
  • American Counseling Association
  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Association for Religion and Values in Counseling
  • International Society for Intelligence Research
  • Iowa Talented and Gifted Association
  • National Association for Gifted Children
  • National Rural Education Association

Awards and Professional Recognition

  • International Award for Research
  • Myron & Jacqueline Blank Professor of Gifted Education {1988-Present}

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Assouline, S. G., Colangelo, N., Heo, N., & Dockery, L. (In press). High-ability students' participation in specialized instructional interventions: Variations by aptitude, grade, gender, and content area. Gifted Child Quarterly.
  • Foley Nicpon, M., Assouline, S. G., & Colangelo, N. (2013). Twice-exceptional learners: Who needs to know what. Gifted Child Quarterly, 57(3), 169-180.
  • Wood, S. M., Portman, T., Cigrand, D. L., & Colangelo, N. (2010). School counselors’ perceptions and experience with acceleration as a program option for gifted and talented students. Gifted Child Quarterly, 54(3), 168-178.
  • Colangelo, N., Assouline, S. G., & Marron, M. (2010). Guidelines for developing an academic acceleration policy [Special section]. Journal of Advanced Academics, 21(2), 180-203.
  • Liddell, D. L., Westefeld, J. S., Colangelo, N., Kellogg, A. H., & Pearson, J. (2009). On and off the field: Lessons learned from the coaching elite. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 3(1), 99-121.
  • Seifert, T., Pascarella, E. T., Colangelo, N., & Assouline, S. G. (2007). The effects of honors program participation on experiences of good practices and learning outcomes. Journal of College Student Development, 48 (1), 57-74.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Colangelo, N. (In press). Acceleration approaches. In Callahan, C., & Hertberg-Davis, (Eds.), Fundamentals of gifted educationRoutledge Publishers.
  • Assouline, S. G., Colangelo, N., & Heo, N. (In press). Counseling gifted and talented students: Critical issues for school-based services. In Callahan, C. M., & Plucker, (Eds.), Critical issues in gifted education Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
  • Colangelo, N., Assouline, S. G., & Marron, M. A. (2013). Evidence trumps beliefs: Academic acceleration is an effective intervention for high-ability students. In Callahan, C. M., & Hertberg-Davis, H. (Eds.), Fundamentals of gifted education (pp. 164-175). New York, NY: routledge.
  • Assouline, S. G., Colangelo, N., & Heo, N. (2012). Counseling needs and interventions for gifted students: Personality considerations and social-emotional development. In Cross, T. L., & Cross, J. (Eds.), Handbook for counselors serving students with gifts and talents: Development, relationships, school issues, and counseling needs/interventions (pp. 649-664). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.
  • Colangelo, N. (2012). Counseling needs and interventions for gifted students: Personality considerations and social-emotional development. In Handbook for counselors serving students with gifts and talents (pp. 649-665). Austin, TX: Prufrock Press.
  • Colangelo, N., & Assouline, S. G. (2009). Acceleration: Meeting the academic and social needs of students (revised article). In Balchin, T., B, Hymes, & Mathews, (Eds.), The Routledge international companion to gifted educationRoutledge Publishers.
  • Colangelo, N., Assouline, S. G., Croft, L., Baldus, C. M., & Ihrig, D. (2003). Young inventors. In Shavinina, L. V. (Ed.) International handbook on innovation (pp. 281-292). The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Ltd.

Selected Presentations

  • Colangelo, N., Assouline, S. G., & Marron, M. (2012, October 8). Preparing teachers to educate high-ability students: What deans need to know. Presented at the Council of Academic Deans from Research Education Institutions (CADREI, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Foley Nicpon, M., Assouline, S. G., Whiteman, C. S., Colangelo, N., & Doobay, A. (2011, November). Discoveries from the national twice-exceptional needs assessment. Paper presented at the National Association for Gifted Children Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Duys, D. K., Colangelo, N., & Henfield, M. S. (2011, November). Extracurricular Interests of Gifted Minority Students: Opportunities for Student Engagement and Development. Paper presented at the Program presented at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, New Orleans, LA.
  • Marron, M., Assouline, S. G., Colangelo, N., Batenburg, A., & Kopelman, C. (2011, November 5). Profoundly gifted students benefit from specialized school and specialized learning opportunities. Paper presented at the National Association for Gifted Children Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Marron, M., Colangelo, N., & Assouline, S. G. (2011, November 4). Academic acceleration: Resources for identification, policy, and advocacy. Panel discussant at the The National Association for Gifted Children Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Colangelo, N. (2011, April). Acceleration: The international intervention. Keynote Address given at the Scientific Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Selected Contracts and Grants

  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "The Future of Academic Acceleration," Sponsored by The John Templeton Foundation, $1027923.00. (January, 2010–December, 2013).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Foley Nicpon, Megan (Senior Personnel), "Raising Awareness and Increasing Opportunities for Twice-Exceptional Students and their Educators," Sponsored by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Private, $149976. (July, 2012–June, 2013).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of the policy work of the Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (IRPA) (Training Grant)," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation (with Drs. Susan Assouline, David Lohman, and Maureen Marron), $1027923.00. (January, 2010–December, 2012).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Summer student scholarship support (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Stanley Consultants Charitable Foundation, $7875.00. (January, 2010–December, 2012).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of the Iowa Advanced Placement Academy," Sponsored by Iowa Board of Regents (with Dr. Clar Baldus), State & Local, $481849. (July 1, 2011–June 30, 2012).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of the Iowa Advanced Placement Academy (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Dr. Clar Baldus), State & Local, $508703.00. (July, 2010–June, 2011).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), Claire, Whiteman S. (Co-Investigator), & Foley Nicpon, Megan (Co-Investigator), "National Institute on Twice-Exceptionality," Sponsored by The University of Iowa Strategic Priorities, Federal Government, $165000.00. (July, 2010–June, 2011).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by R. J. Carver Keyhole Fund, The University of Iowa, $20000.00. (January, 2010–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by McKee, Voorhees and Sease Law Firm (with Dr. Clar Baldus), $3500.00. (January, 2010–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Summer Scholarship Support (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Bankers Association, State & Local, $5000.00. (January, 2010–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "The Iowa Measurement and Research Foundation to support research for IDEAL Solutions (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Measurement and Research Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $12477.00. (January, 2010–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "The Davidson Foundation Grant for the National Academy of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation, $128000.00. (January, 2008–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Iowa Online Advanced Placement Academy," Sponsored by Funds for the Improvement of Education, $1438400.00. (January, 2005–December, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Provide for 50 International Fellowships for the Wallace Research Symposium (Training Grant)," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $449826.00. (May, 2007–September, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "John Templeton Foundation to establish the Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (Research Grant)," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $2019302.00. (October, 2006–September, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "National Academy of Arts, Science, and Engineering Program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline and Ms. Jan Warren), $128000.00. (September, 2008–August, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of the Iowa Advanced Placement Academy (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Dr. Clar Baldus), State & Local, $176516.00. (July, 2009–June, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "South Korean Educator Training Program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Daejeon, South Korea, Metropolitan Office of Education (with Dr. Laurie Croft), $65000.00. (March, 2010–January, 2010).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Development of course on Acceleration (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Martin Nemko, $24500.00. (January, 2009–December, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by McKee, Voorhees and Sease Law Firm, $1000.00. (January, 2009–December, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (with Dr. Clar Baldus), State & Local, $2500.00. (January, 2009–December, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Alliant Energy Foundation, $5000.00. (January, 2009–December, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Student Scholarships (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Bankers Association, State & Local, $6000.00. (January, 2009–December, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "South Korean Educator Training Program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Daejeon, South Korea, Metropolitan Office of Education (with Dr. Laurie Croft), $71190.00. (March, 2009–October, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Translate A Nation Deceived into seven international languages (Training Grant)," Sponsored by The John Templeton Foundation (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Maureen Marron), $99300.00. (September, 2008–September, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Foley Nicpon, Megan (Senior Personnel), "Programs for Gifted: Accommodations for Students with ASD," Sponsored by Messengers of Healing Winds, Private, $300000.00. (August, 2006–July, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "The Messengers of the Healing Winds Foundation to provide assessment and psychological service to students with autism and giftedness (Training Grant)," Sponsored by The Messengers of the Healing Winds Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $300000.00. (July, 2006–June, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "The Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleation," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation, $1950000.00. (March, 2006–February, 2009).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Korean educator gifted education training program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Daejeon, South Korea, Metropolitan Office of Education (with Dr. Laurie Croft), $57626.00. (March, 2008–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by McKee, Voorhees and Sease Law Firm (with Dr. Clar Baldus), $1000.00. (January, 2008–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Aviva Charitable Foundation, $15000.00. (January, 2008–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Making a Global Impact on Gifted Education Grant," Sponsored by The John Templeton Foundation, $99310.00. (January, 2008–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "International Training Grant for the Wallace Research Symposium," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation, $449826.00. (January, 2007–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Iowa AP Online Academy," Sponsored by State of Iowa, State & Local, $400000.00. (January, 2007–December, 2008).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Research of the Davidson Programs," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation, $180000.00. (January, 2006–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Advanced Placement Incentive Program," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $715928.00. (January, 2005–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Wallace Research Foundation to support Center research programs (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Wallace Research Foundation, $300000.00. (January, 2004–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Davidson Foundation to support the National Academy of Arts, Science, and Engineering program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline and Jan Warren), $275000.00. (January, 2003–December, 2008).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "The National Academy of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation, $275000.00. (January, 2003–December, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Conference on Advanced Placement (Training Grant)," Sponsored by The College Board (with Dr. Clar Baldus), $1000.00. (February, 2008–October, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Provide educational materials to the Templeton Internationa Fellows (Training Grant)," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation, $16000.00. (February, 2008–October, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U. S. Department of Education (with Dr. Clar Baldus), Federal Government, $99200.00. (October, 2005–October, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Conference on Advanced Placement (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (with Dr. Clar Baldus), State & Local, $2500.00. (January, 2008–September, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Javits Grant for Gifted and Talented to assess and research twice-exceptional students (Research Grant)," Sponsored by U. S. Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Megan Foley Nicpon), Federal Government, $837542.00. (October, 2005–September, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Conference on Advanced Placement (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Apex Learning, Inc. (with Dr. Clar Baldus), $5000.00. (February, 2008–August, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Foley Nicpon, Megan (Senior Personnel), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "The Iowa Twice-Exceptional Project," Sponsored by US Department of Education (JAVITS), Federal Government, $837542.00. (September, 2005–August, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "The Davidson Foundation to provide a research program for the Davidson programs (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Davidson Foundation (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $180000.00. (October, 2006–May, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extend Advanced Placement courses and training to high poverty districts in Iowa (APIP) (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Clar Baldus), State & Local, $715928.00. (June, 2005–May, 2008).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association, State & Local, $2000.00. (January, 2007–December, 2007).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project," Sponsored by R. J. Carver Keyhole Fund (Training Grant), The University of Iowa, $20000.00. (January, 2007–December, 2007).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Aviva Charitable Foundation, $10000.00. (January, 2007–December, 2007).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "South Korean Education Training Program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Daejeon, South Korea, Metropolitan Office of Education (with Dr. Laurie Croft), $53308.00. (February, 2007–October, 2007).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Additional funding to develop training manual for identifying gifted students who are English Language Learners (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $20000.00. (January, 2006–December, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Aviva Charitable Foundation, $10000.00. (January, 2006–December, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Iowa's Alternative School Project for Gifted and Talented Students," Sponsored by Javits Gifted and Talented Act, $790035.00. (January, 2003–December, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), & Croft, Laurie (Senior Personnel), "Teaching American History in Iowa's Schools," Sponsored by Department of Education, Federal Government, $718000.00. (January, 2003–December, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Javits Grant for Gifted and Talented to identify and serve gifted students in Iowa's Alternative Schools. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline, Clar Baldus, and Laurie Croft), Federal Government, $790035.00. (October, 2003–September, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Teaching American History Grant to enhance teaching of American History in Iowa Schools. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with AEA 267 (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Laurie Croft), Federal Government, $718000.00. (October, 2003–September, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of the Ioaw-Israel Project for curriculum with rural schools (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education (with Dr. Susan Assouline), Federal Government, $143240.00. (July, 2005–June, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Placement Online Academy Extension to extend AP Online Academy. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline, Clar Baldus, and Laurie Croft and Mr. Damien Ihrig), Federal Government, $2000000.00. (June, 2002–May, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), & Baldus, Clara M. (Senior Personnel), "Federal Department of Education Grant to extend AP Online Academy," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Federal Government, $2000000.00. (January, 2002–January, 2006).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop training manual for identifying gifted students who are English Language Learners (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $48600.00. (January, 2005–December, 2005).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $7000.00. (January, 2005–December, 2005).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa-Israel Partners in Excellence," Sponsored by Funds for the Improvement of Education, $143240.00. (January, 2005–December, 2005).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), & Baldus, Clara M. (Senior Personnel), "Iowa Online Advanced Placement Academy," Sponsored by Funds for the Improvement of Education, $1491000.00. (January, 2004–December, 2005).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extension of Iowa-Israel Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education (with Dr. Susan Assouline), Federal Government, $269000.00. (July, 2004–June, 2005).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa AP Online Academy extension. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Clar Baldus), Federal Government, $1500000.00. (June, 2004–May, 2005).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "English Language Learners," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $49356.00. (January, 2004–December, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Grant to develop training manual for identifying gifted students who are English Language Learners," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $49356.00. (January, 2004–December, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $15000.00. (January, 2004–December, 2004).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa-Israel Partners in Excellence," Sponsored by Funds for the Improvement of Education, $257472.00. (January, 2003–December, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), & Baldus, Clara M. (Senior Personnel), "Advanced Placement Incentive Program," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $1074967.00. (January, 2002–December, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Enhancing AP Opportunities for High Poverty Schools in Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline, Clar Baldus, and Laurie Croft and Mr. Damien Ihrig), State & Local, $1074967.00. (October, 2002–September, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Templeton Summit and National Report on Acceleration (Research Grant)," Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Miraca Gross), $361800.00. (October, 2002–September, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Federal extension grant to continue the Iowa AP Online Academy (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education grant (with Drs. Susan Assouline and Clar Baldus), Federal Government, $1491000.00. (July, 2003–June, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa-Israel Project for curriculum with rural schools. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U. S. Department of Education (with Dr. Susan Assouline), Federal Government, $198700.00. (July, 2003–June, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Invent Iowa (Training Grant)," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education (with Dr. Clar Baldus), Federal Government, $100000.00. (June, 2002–May, 2004).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $15000.00. (January, 2003–December, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "AP Online Academy to provide Advanced Placement opportunities to rural schools (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education (with Drs. Susan Assouline, Clar Baldus, and Laurie Croft), State & Local, $1675958.00. (June, 2001–July, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Big Ten Collaboration Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Lumina Foundation, $10000.00. (December, 2002–June, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "2003 Korean Gifted Education Program (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education (with Dr. Laurie Croft), $64000.00. (January, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "Templeton Foundation Grant for Templeton Summit and National Report on Acceleration," Sponsored by Templeton Foundation, $361800.00. (January, 2002–January, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Department of Education Grant to establish the AP Online Academy," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $1675958.00. (January, 2001–January, 2003).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Big 10 Collaboration Project to Enhance Advanced Placement Teacher Training," Sponsored by Lumina Foundation, $10000.00. (January, 2002–December, 2002).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $11000.00. (January, 2002–December, 2002).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE - 21st Century (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Chicago Public Schools, $150000.00. (January, 2000–June, 2002).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $11000.00. (January, 2001–December, 2001).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Career Development Day. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Chrisman Foundation, $15000.00. (January, 2000–June, 2001).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $11000.00. (January, 2000–December, 2000).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $11000.00. (January, 1999–December, 1999).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extend talent search research into other countries. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Anonymous philanthropic agency. Research Grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $287000.00. (January, 1997–December, 1999).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Research Grant to develop the National Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering," Sponsored by Atlantic Philanthropic Agency, $287000.00. (January, 1997–January, 1999).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Talent Project. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AmerUs Corporation, Private, $11000.00. (January, 1998–December, 1998).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE.(Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $20000.00. (January, 1998–December, 1998).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Publish and disseminate a national assessment report on gifted education in rural schools.(Training Grant)," Sponsored by Anonymous Philanthropic Agency grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $25000.00. (January, 1997–December, 1998).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE.(Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $10000.00. (January, 1997–December, 1997).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Research Grant to write a National Report on Gifted Education in Rural Schools," Sponsored by Atlantic Philanthropic Agency, $25000.00. (January, 1997).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Department of Education Grant for Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $35000.00. (January, 1996–January, 1997).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Placement Teacher Training Institute. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $33150.00. (January, 1996–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $11000.00. (January, 1996–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $30000.00. (January, 1996–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "The Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $35000.00. (January, 1996–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented," Sponsored by Iowa department of Education, State & Local, $23000.00. (January, 1995–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $23000.00. (January, 1995–December, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Department of Education Grant for the Advanced Placement Teacher Training Institute," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $33150.00. (January, 1995–January, 1996).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $10000.00. (January, 1995–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Project ACHIEVE. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Amoco Corporation grant, Private, $34000.00. (January, 1995–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Establish a precollege program for talented minority students from Chicago. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Grant (with Ms. Joyce Oatman), $37600.00. (January, 1994–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $23000.00. (January, 1994–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Analyze scores of the Belin Elementary Student Talent Search. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Anonymous philanthropic agency. Research Grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $160000.00. (January, 1993–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Continue the Summer Institute for Creative Engineering and Inventiveness. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation Grant (with Dr. Forrest Holly), Federal Government, $223770.00. (January, 1993–December, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Co-Investigator), "Department of Education Grant for Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $23000.00. (January, 1994–January, 1995).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Establish a precollege program for talented minority students from Chicago. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Grant (with Ms. Joyce Oatman), $35200.00. (January, 1993–December, 1994).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $35000.00. (January, 1993–December, 1994).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Research Grant for BESTS," Sponsored by The Atlantic Philanthropic Agency, $160000.00. (January, 1993–December, 1994).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "Department of Education Grant for Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented ," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $35000.00. (January, 1993–January, 1994).
  • Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), & Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Research Grant to develop the Belin Elementary Student Talent Search (BESTS) and associated programming for talented students," Sponsored by Atlantic Philanthropic Agency , $61500.00. (January, 1992–January, 1994).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Analyze scores of Belin Elementary Student Talent Search. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Anonymous philanthropic agency. Research Grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), $61500.00. (January, 1992–December, 1993).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Identify and program for talented inner-city minority students in mathematics. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by AMOCO Corporation grant to develop and direct program, Private, $108000.00. (January, 1992–December, 1993).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop the Summer Institute for Creative Engineering and Inventiveness. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Grant (with Dr. Paul Scholz), $62838.00. (January, 1990–December, 1993).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Provide career development workshops for talented inner-city minority students. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Chicago Schools grant, $30000.00. (January, 1992–December, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Scholarships for rural students for the Advanced Placement Academy.(Training Grant)," Sponsored by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. grant, $10000.00. (January, 1992–December, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Scholarships for students for the Advanced Placement Academy.(Training Grant)," Sponsored by Marlin Cole Foundation, $5000.00. (January, 1992–December, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop and co-direct Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Susan Assouline), State & Local, $67480.00. (January, 1991–December, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Extend the Summer Institute for Creative Engineering and Inventiveness. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation Grant (with Dr. Paul Scholz), Federal Government, $194774.00. (January, 1991–December, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), & Assouline, Susan Goodsell (Principal Investigator), "Department of Education Grant to develop and co-direct Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for the Gifted and Talented ," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education, State & Local, $67480.00. (January, 1991–January, 1992).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop instructional videotapes on various issues in group counseling. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Instructional Improvement Grant (with Dr. Dick Dustin), The University of Iowa, $1070.00. (January, 1990–December, 1991).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Analyze a national sample of high achieving and underachieving gifted students using ACT scores and grade point averages. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant (with Drs. Barbara Kerr & James Maxey), College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $8800.00. (January, 1989–December, 1990).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Continue and co-direct Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant, State & Local, $70000.00. (January, 1988–December, 1989).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop an instrument to identify mechanical inventiveness in youngsters. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant (with Dr. Barbara Kerr), College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $8500.00. (January, 1987–December, 1988).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop and co-direct Iowa Governor's Summer Institute for Gifted and Talented. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Iowa Department of Education grant (with Dr. Barbara Kerr), State & Local, $75000.00. (January, 1987–December, 1988).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "A teacher training grant to develop and direct a training program for teachers in the area of gifted. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Blank Education Foundation, Des Moines, Iowa, $345000.00. (January, 1980–December, 1988).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Analyze the top scoring students on ACT in terms of college and career choices. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant (with Dr. Barbara Kerr), College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $8000.00. (January, 1986–December, 1987).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop instructional video tapes on group counseling leadership behaviors. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Instructional Improvement Grant (with Drs. Hal Adams and Dick Dustin), The University of Iowa, $500.00. (January, 1986–December, 1987).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop an instrument to identify and observe teaching behaviors with gifted students. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant, College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $7500.00. (January, 1985–December, 1986).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop an instrument to identify mechanical creativity and inventiveness. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Research Grant, Iowa Testing Program, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $8500.00. (January, 1985–December, 1986).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Determine long-term impact of the gifted label on self, parents, and siblings. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant, College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $7500.00. (January, 1984–December, 1985).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Apply the Schutz's FIRO Model to family therapies. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant (with Dr. William Doherty), College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $7000.00. (January, 1983–December, 1984).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Determine how dentists and dental students conceptualize and resolve ethical dilemmas in dentistry. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant, College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $7000.00. (January, 1982–December, 1983).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Determine the relationship between home environment and pre-school children's behaviors in single, joint-custody and two-parent families. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Research Grant (with Dr. David Rosenthal), College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $7000.00. (January, 1982–December, 1983).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Determine self-concept and attitude towards school between gifted students in special programs and a random general population. (Research Grant).," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant, College of Education, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $6500.00. (January, 1981–December, 1982).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop instructional material and training for teachers in the area of gifted. (Training Grant)," Sponsored by Federal grant (with Dr. Jan Yoder), Federal Government, $50000.00. (January, 1980–December, 1982).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Develop an instrument to identify effective teaching behaviors of teachers successful with gifted and talented students. (Research Grant)," Sponsored by Research Grant (with Dr. Joanne Peng), Iowa Testing Program, The University of Iowa, The University of Iowa, $3800.00. (January, 1981–December, 1981).
  • Colangelo, Nicholas (Principal Investigator), "Validate a model on differentiating accelerated/enriched gifted learners. (Research Grant).," Sponsored by Bloc Research Grant, College of Education, The University of Iowa., The University of Iowa, $6500.00. (January, 1980–December, 1981).