Fall Workshop 2017 Nurturing Creativity

Join KAGE on Monday, September 25 in Lexington to hear Dr. Brian Housand on Creativity in the Classroom.  Other events include Parent Night and a Torrance Test of Creative Thinking Figural Workshop on September 26 & 27. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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KAGE Distinguished Student 2016-17

KAGE congratulates LUCAS STRUNK (McCreary County Schools), the KAGE Distinguished Student 2016-17. Lucas is pictured here with Jennifer Chaplin, KAGE President, and David Lawhorn, KHEAA. KAGE thanks KHEAA for their support. Read more at kagegifted.org/awards.

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Service & Advocacy Awards

KAGE congratulates the 2017 Service & Advocacy recipients (three are pictured here, more are on the next slide) left to right: VICKIE MOBERLY, PAM HARPER, AND CARL STOLTZFUS. Read more about these award recipients at KAGEGIFTED.ORG/AWARDS.

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Service & Advocacy Awards

KAGE congratulates the 2017 Service & Advocacy recipients (four are pictured here, more are on the previous slide) left to right: LINDA GILLISPIE, KATHIE WRIGHTSON, KIM BARNES, & JIM MASTERS. Read more about these award recipients at KAGEGIFTED.ORG/AWARDS.

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Twitter Chat #kygatchat

Join KAGE President Jennifer Chaplin on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. for a Twitter Education Chat. Join the conversation!  #kygatchat  Click HERE for more information.

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Support KAGE with Kroger Community Rewards

It's easy to support KAGE and gifted education in Kentucky when you use your Kroger Plus card! All you have to do is enroll your Kroger Plus card with Kroger Community Rewards and select KAGE as your chosen organization. Kentucky is broken up into different regions, so read more http://kagegifted.org/donate/kroger/ about how you can enroll your card and easily find your region. What a great way to support KAGE. Thank you!

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 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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Can Gifted Education Survive the Common Core?

As Common Core gathers speed in forty-three states and DC, what does it mean for high-ability students and gifted-and-talented education? Some contend that higher standards for all mean gifted education is no longer necessary for some. Others insist that increasing the rigor of classes will automatically serve high achievers well. http://edexcellence.net/commentary/videos/can-gifted-education-survive-the-common-core

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