KAGE Parent Night Fall 2018
A session designed to provide parents with information and ideas to use in parenting their gifted children.
(Co-Sponsored by LexKAGE)
Monday, September 24, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Location: Hilton Downtown Lexington, 369 Vine Street, Lexington, KY
Working with the School to Meet the Needs of Your Gifted Child
presented by Mary Evans, Ed.D.
About the program: Advocating for your gifted child at school can seem like a daunting task. This session will offer tips to help you and your child communicate with school personnel so you can work more effectively as a team to address your child’s unique needs.
About the speaker:
MARY EVANS, Ed.D., a National Distinguished Principal (2013), is a program developer at The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University and works with the Reaching Academic Potential (RAP) Project through the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program. She works with statewide dissemination of information and strategies for reducing the Excellence Gap in Kentucky. In her work with the Javits RAP Project, she is assisting with the implementation of the Young Scholars model at five very diverse, high poverty elementary schools in Louisville, Kentucky by providing professional development for teachers and administrators. Dr. Evans is the former principal of Cumberland Trace Elementary in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Under her leadership, Cumberland Trace Elementary was named a School of Distinction for scoring in the top 2% of elementary schools in Kentucky on the state assessment. She received her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from The University of Louisville.