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About NWTA

Northwest Talent Academy

NWTA is a collaborative venture from local school districts, designed to provide high-level summer programming for identified high potential learners. NWTA partner districts are: Monticello, St. Michael-Albertville, Annandale, Delano, Foley, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose, Maple Lake, Becker, Big Lake and Elk River Area School District.

NWTA Mission
The Northwest Talent Academy is dedicated to meeting the needs of our identified high potential learners by providing unique challenges in a fast-paced and engaging educational environment.

NWTA Basic Facts
Northwest Talent Academy will run for four weeks in 2024: June 17, 18, 20, 21 (note: co classes June 19); June 24-27; July 8-11; and July 15-18 with each session being four days long. Both full day (8:30 am to 3:30 pm) and half day classes (8:30 am to 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm) are available. Courses are open to students in Grades 2 through 8 who have been identified by one of our collaborative school districts as a high potential learner.