Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky

More than 200 gifted students, educators, parents, and advocates gathered at the Kentucky State Capitol to celebrate Gifted Education Month in Kentucky February 3. Governor Matt Bevin, Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton, legislators, and students spoke at a ceremony held by the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education.  

Symposium Brings Decision Makers Together

The 25th annual Symposium on Kentucky’s Children Who Are Gifted and Talented brought together nearly 50 superintendents, school board members, gifted education coordinators, and experts to discuss gifted education in the commonwealth. Attendees discussed things that have worked well in their districts and brainstormed ways to improve gifted education offerings while hearing from a variety […]

Student Growth Begins with Action Research

By Melody Ann Wallace Kentucky Student Growth Project participant and Daviess County Middle School Language Arts teacher On June 8 and 9, elementary, middle, and high school teachers from as far away as Union County eagerly made the drive to attend a two-day training at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. What would prompt […]

Center staff travel to Denmark for World Conference

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, whose international headquarters has been housed at WKU since 2011, hosted its biennial World Conference in Odense, Denmark, August 10-14. Both Julia Roberts and Tracy Inman from The Center presented sessions. Julia also presented a session on advocacy with Lynette Baldwin, executive director of the Kentucky Association […]

Seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

Nearly 400 academically talented seventh graders from throughout Kentucky were honored by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) May 22 at Western Kentucky University.