About

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.

This association seeks to

  • encourage the improvement of educational services to all students, including those that are gifted and talented,
  • support appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented students,
  • offer training for parents and teachers of gifted and talented students, (See Events)
  • disseminate information about opportunities for gifted and talented students as well as for parents and teachers of these students,
  • inform the general public of the needs of gifted and talented students,
  • assist parents, educators, and public officials in identifying and assessing resources to meet the needs of students who are gifted and talented,
  • secure permanent state funding and legislation to provide appropriate education for the gifted and talented students in every school district in Kentucky, (See Legislative News) and
  • provide scholarship assistance to qualified students participating in summer gifted programs offered by Kentucky Universities. (See Foundation)
Elected officers and a geographically representative board of directors conduct the business of KAGE. Click here for a list of KAGE Officers and the Board of Directors.