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
support appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented students;
respond proactively to current educational initiatives as they relate to gifted and talented students;
encourage the improvement of educational services to all students, including those that are gifted and talented;
offer training for parents and teachers of gifted and talented students; (See Events)
create strategic partnerships that enable KAGE to reach out to key constituencies and more broadly communicate important messages related to high potential youth;
support appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented students,
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, all educators, and public officials in identifying and assessing resources to meet the needs of students who are gifted and talented;
provide scholarship assistance to qualified students participating in summer gifted programs offered by Kentucky Universities; and (See Foundation)
secure permanent state funding and legislation to provide appropriate education for the gifted and talented students in every school district in Kentucky.
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.
Click here to download the 2014-2019 Strategic Plan for KAGE (3 pages).
last updated 09/02/2015