The Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (IRPA) is dedicated to the study of curricular acceleration for academically talented students.
The Carol Martin Gatton Academy
Western Kentucky University houses the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. The mission is to offer a residential program for bright, highly motivated Kentucky high school students who have demonstrated interest in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Center for Gifted Studies
Located on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky, The Center for Gifted Studies provides exciting educational opportunities for gifted young people, rigorous professional development for teachers, and support for parents of gifted young people.
Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics
The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students. The Academy is housed on the campus of Morehead State University.
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing, nurturing and supporting profoundly gifted young people. The Davidson Institute strives to help profoundly intelligent students across the country develop their talents to make a positive difference.
Office of Special Education and Early Learning
Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970 Ext. 4133