The Talcott Mountain Academy for Mathematics, Science and Technology is located on top of Talcott Mountain. The academy and science center share administrative offices, and the school is a division of the science center. Lydia H. Gibb is the academy dean, Jonathan R. Craig is the executive director of the science center, John A. Pellino is the associate director and Donald P. La Salle is one of the founders and a Board of Trustees member. The academy is a private school for students gifted in math, science and technological studies. The partnership with the science center gives the academy a wide range of resources for students. Academy students do weather broadcasts in the morning. There is a meteorologist on staff. The center has high tech equipment, two telescopes for studying astronomy, a sun dial, a television studio that is shared with the academy and a high class planetarium dedicated to Apollo Astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon and the only artist ever to have set foot on the moon.