New Gifted and Talented Coordinators
Kentucky Javits Grant: Reaching Academic Potential
The Javits Grant is the only federal grant for gifted education. The purpose of the program is to carry out a coordinated program of scientifically based research, demonstration projects, innovative strategies, and similar activities designed to build and enhance the ability of elementary and secondary schools to meet the exceptional needs of gifted and talented students."
The Kentucky Javits Grant, Reaching Academic Potential (RAP) has been developed through a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education, Jefferson County (Kentucky) Schools, the University of Louisville, and Western Kentucky University.
During the past three years of the grant, many resources have been developed such as lesson plans, response lessons, videos and brochures. The following links are the products of the grant and will provide many great resources.