Centers and Initiatives

Centers and Initiatives in the Department of Educational Studies


Purdue Counseling and Guidance Center

Director: David Stanley


The Counseling and Guidance Center is the counseling service and training facility for the College of Education on the Purdue University campus. Since 1953, the Counseling and Guidance Center has been assisting people with a variety of educational, career, and personal problems. Current staff members are qualified graduate counseling psychology students in-training who are supervised by faculty from the Counseling Psychology Program.

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Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute (GER2I)

Interim Directors: Kristen Seward and Nielsen Pereira


Centered at Purdue University, the Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute (GER2I) is an innovative center dedicated to the discovery, study, and development of human potential. Founded by John Feldhusen in 1977, GER2I’s mission is holistic development of giftedness, creativity, and talents among individuals throughout their life-span.

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Purdue University Psychometric Instructional Laboratory

Director: Hua Hua Chang