A group of education stakeholders and state lawmakers started Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a proclamation signing at the state capitol on Feb. 1
The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) will offer its fall workshop online – “The Equity Imperative in Gifted Education: Refocused and Ready for the Shift!” – a session on identification of the underrepresented led by April Wells.
Warren County's Stephanie Beason says educators, schools and districts need to take extra steps when identifying students who could be best served in a gifted program to make sure they are not overlooking children due to their background or home lives.
Jefferson County's Sheri A. Rhodes said she felt like she was failing her gifted students because so much of her time was being spent on students who were below grade level, but then she discovered how differentiated instruction could help everyone in her classroom.
The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education is accepting nominations for its awards programs.
The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education honored seven educators for their work with and on behalf of Kentucky’s gifted and talented students at its annual conference in February. The Michael Caudill Distinguished Educator Award was presented to Kathie Wrightson of Shelby County High School. The Service and Advocacy Award was presented to: Vickie Moberly, Eastern Kentucky University Kim Barnes, Montgomery County High School [...]
Sarah Coomer, the gifted and talented coordinator for Bullitt County Schools, has been named a director of the Kentucky Association of Gifted Education Advisory Board. She joins the 20-member board that serves as an advocate and liaison for gifted and talented children within their district and across Kentucky. Coomer has worked with district staff to offer weekly elementary camps in [...]
Program in Kenton County helps students in their ASCENT through arts education.