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), Jon Parker (Community Investments, Lexington), Melissa Rash, (Franklin County Schools, Sylvia Crawford, (Ft. Campbell Schools), and Jane Bush (Kenton County Schools).  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.

When you invest in gifted children, you invest in the best possible future. Support gifted education!  Learn more about getting involved and how to join the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education.

Go Local

Affiliate chapters are a source of information for parents, educators, students, and communities. The chapter provides parents a way to connect with other parents who have similar joys and concerns about raising and educating their gifted children. For educators, it's an opportunity to communicate with parents and build a base of support. For all, it's an opportunity to advocate for advanced and accelerated learners at the local, state, and national levels.

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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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White Paper

THE WHITE PAPER entitled Kentucky's Future: Mining Untapped Treasure - Children and Youth of the Commonwealth Who are Gifted and Talented , is a thoughtful read on the need for additional opportunities.

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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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2013 Summer Opportunities in Kentucky for G/T Students

The 2013 summer 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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Video clip on creativity

Here is a nice video clip on creativity in a VAMPY class at The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU -

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2012 Summer Opportunities in Kentucky of Interest to G/T Students

The 2013 summer 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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