Gifted and Talented

Gifted and Talented Links of Interest

Published: 10/4/2019 11:49 AM
Belin Blank
The Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration (IRPA) is dedicated to the study of curricular acceleration for academically talented students.

Center for Gifted Studies
Located on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky, The Center for Gifted Studies has been serving children who are gifted and talented, their educators, and their parents for nearly thirty years. The Center provides exciting educational opportunities for gifted young people, rigorous professional development for teachers, and support for parents of gifted young people. Under the direction of Dr. Julia Roberts, The Center has become one of the preeminent advocates for gifted education in the United States.

Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. 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 will be housed on the campus of Morehead State University, consistently ranked as one of the safest campuses in the Commonwealth.

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. Through its programs, the Davidson Institute strives to help profoundly intelligent students across the country develop their talents to make a positive difference.

Hoagies Gifted Education Page
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page consists of over 1000 pages of information on gifted children and adults, including 400+ pages of my collection, plus 500+ pages of ERIC Clearinghouse for Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERICEC). There are pages for every topic you can think of in gifted
The HOPE Scale is an instrument, created at Purdue University, designed to aid in the identification of gifted students. It is currently in its third revision. The Scale itself is a teacher rating instrument meaning it is meant to be completed by a students classroom teacher.

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE)
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 being advocates for appropriate educational opportunities for gifted and talented youth in Kentucky.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.

Northern Kentucky University’s Program for Talent Development and Gifted Studies
The Program for Talent Development and Gifted Studies at Northern Kentucky University is to maximize learning opportunities for gifted and talented students in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati region and beyond. This is achieved by being a comprehensive and valued resource for students, teachers, and parents in the regional community; delivering an internationally recognized gifted and talented curriculum; innovating educational technology best practices that support the precocious abilities of gifted and talented children; and conducting rigorously applied research on topics relevant and useful to gifted and talented students, educators, and parents.

Parents of Gifted Students Inc.

A support and resource group for families with gifted children

Prichard Committee

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is a statewide education advocacy organization. We work to improve education for all Kentuckians.

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
SENG is dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities.

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.

Uniquely Gifted
Resources for Gifted Children with Special Needs
(ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities (LD), Asperger Syndrome, etc.)

Dina Chaffin
Office of Special Education and Early Learning
Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool
300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY
(502) 564-4970 Ext. 4521
Fax (502) 564-6721

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