Twitter Chat #kygatchat

Join KAGE President Jennifer Chaplin Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. for a Twitter Education Chat –  The Gifted Introvert Join the conversation!  #kygatchat  Click HERE for more information.


KAGE Conference 2017

Dr. Joseph Renzulli, Lisa Van Gemert, and Dr. Stephen Pruitt will be keynote speakers and/or sessions presenters at the KAGE 37th Annual Conference.  Exhibitor and Proposal submissions are being accepted now.  Click HERE for more information. 

conf2017 slide

Recognizing Excellence

Nominations now being accepted for the KAGE Distinguished Student and Service and Advocacy Awards for 2016-17. Deadline for nominations is December 1. Help that special person be recognized for going above and beyond! Click HERE for more information.


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.


Kroger Community Rewards

You can now support KAGE and gifted education in Kentucky through the Kroger Community Rewards program.  Go to to see the different ways you can donate to KAGE and and the KAGE Foundation.  Thank you for supporting gifted education in Kentucky!

kroger slide

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 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!

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.  

Read More

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.

Read More

KAGE Annual Conference 2017 February 27-28

The KAGE Annual Conference 2017 will be February 27-28 in Lexington.  We are very pleased to have international leader and pioneer in gifted education Dr. Joseph Renzulli, and Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt as keynote speakers. EILA credit and/or Conference Credit will be available. Parent Night, Creativity Night, and more special events make this an opportunity you […]

Continue Reading →