KAGE Fall Workshop 2014

The KAGE Fall Workshop on Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Students will be Tuesday, September 16 in Lexington.  Issues for Leaders in Gifted Education and Parent Night will be Monday, September 15.  Click HERE for more information.

KAGE Fall Workshop 2014

KAGE Distinguished Student 2013-2014

Morgan Guess receives her $500 Entity Account from the KENTUCKY EDUCATION SAVINGS PLAN TRUST (KESPT from David Lawhorn (KHEAA) at the KAGE Annual Conference on February 25, 2014.   Morgan is a fifth grade student from McCracken County Schools. Also pictured is Susan Guess, Morgan’s mother. Read more about Morgan and this award at kagegifted.org/awards. Thanks to KENTUCKY HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY (KHEAA) for its continued support of this program and congratulations to Morgan!

KAGE Distinguished Student 2013-2014

Service & Advocacy 2013-2014

Congratulations to KAGE 2013-2014 KAGE Service and Advocacy winners Mary Ann Chamberlain & Julie Stone (representing LexKAGE, KAGE Chapter Award), Jon Parker (Business Advocacy Award), Melissa Rash, (Michael Caudill Educator Award), Sylvia Crawford, (Michael Caudill Educator Award), and Jane Bush (Michael Caudill Educator Award).  Read more about these award recipients at KAGEGIFTED.ORG/AWARDS.

Service & Advocacy 2013-2014

Our Purpose

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE), officially organized in 1979, is a non-profit volunteer group of parents, teachers, administrators, other educators, and all citizens interested in promoting appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented youth in Kentucky.

KAGE Foundation

Kentucky’s greatest resource isn’t coal… or horses… or tobacco… It’s our bright young people with gifted minds capable of solving longstanding problems in innovative ways.  Learn more about how you can support talented young people by providing financial assistance for a brighter Kentucky.

Get Involved

KAGE membership is essential now more than ever! Click below to download a timely column, "The Importance of Joining Your State Gifted Organization," by Dr. Julia Link Roberts and Tracy Ford Inman. Share with others!

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Gifted Education Op-Ed

Tracy Inman, KAGE President, and Tracy Cross wrote an excellent Op-Ed in the Lexington Herald. Read it HERE, and then do more to advocate for gifted education. Advocacy is so vital at the state and national levels.

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Make a Gift

Kentucky’s greatest resource isn’t coal… or horses… or tobacco… It’s our bright young people with gifted minds capable of solving longstanding problems in innovative ways. Learn more about how you can support talented young people by providing financial assistance for a brighter Kentucky.

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Closing the Excellence Gap op-ed

Julia Roberts, KAGE Board member, and Jonathan Plucker wrote a great op-ed in the Louisville Courier-Journal (8/13/14) on making closing Kentucky's excellence gap a priority.  Read it here and share with administrators and educations in your district.  

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Recommit to Gifted Education Op-Ed

RECOMMIT TO GIFTED EDUCATION – Tracy Inman and Tracy Cross wrote an excellent Op-Ed in the Lexington Herald.  Read it HERE, and then do more to advocate for gifted education. Advocacy is so vital at the state and national levels.  Tracy Inman is president of KAGE and is the associate director of The Center for Gifted […]

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KAGE Fall 2014 Workshop on Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Children

The KAGE Fall 2014 Workshop will be Tuesday, September 16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington. Lynette Breedlove, Ph.D. will be the presenter, speaking on Supporting the Social-Emotional Development of Advanced Learners: Understanding Stress, Coping, and Positive Well-Being.  Held in conjunction with the KAGE Fall Workshop, the Issues for Leaders in Gifted Education and […]

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2014 Summer Opportunities in Kentucky for G/T Students

The summer 2014 programs listed here are just a sample of the opportunities available to gifted students. Your child’s teacher or district G/T coordinator may be able to provide you with additional options. We found that many Kentucky universities and community colleges offer summer programs that would be of interest to high-ability young people. We […]

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