• Jeff Phillips posted an update in the group Holler logo of Gifted and TalentedGifted and Talented 4 years, 7 months ago

    I received an email on this from KAGE yesterday. Thought I would share in case someone did not receive it.
    The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) is very pleased to offer our 35th Annual Conference Cultivating Excellence – Gifted Education in Kentucky. The conference will be held February 23-24, 2015 in Lexington at the Marriott Griffin Gate. The conference registration brochure should be received in the mail early next week.

    Don’t want to wait for delivery? Check out everything about the Annual Conference at http://kagegifted.org/conference2015/ – see the conference schedule, session descriptions, and information about our exciting list of presenters. Conference credit is available for both Monday and Tuesday, and EILA credit is available for Monday.

    Online registration is also available at http://kagegifted.org/conference2015/registration/ – this is quick, easy, and convenient. Registrations made online can be paid for with a credit card, purchase order, school or personal check.

    There will be sessions on:
    • Strategies for Teaching Gifted Students
    • Common Core Academic Standards and Gifted Students
    • Service Options for Gifted Students
    • Curriculum Differentiation
    • Identification of Gifted
    • Acceleration
    • Developing Divergent and Problem-Solving Abilities
    • Social-Emotional Needs of the Gifted
    • Technology in the Classroom
    • College and Career Readiness as Related to Gifted Students
    and more!
    The conference will include:
    Administrators Institute
    Creativity Night
    Parent Night
    Exhibits
    Networking Opportunities
    Graduate & Undergraduate Student Poster Session
    and more!

    Speakers will include Thomas Hébert, Ph.D., Lynette Breedlove, Ph.D., Jan Lanham, Ph.D., Julia Link Roberts, Ed.D., Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D., Linda Sheffield, Ph.D., Leah Ellis, Robert Paugh, Jana Kirchner, Ph.D., Andrew West, Ed.D., and more.
    Don’t let this opportunity go by to brush up on a little-known subject area or to reinforce your skills and knowledge in another. We look forward to seeing you in Lexington on February 23 and 24, 2015 for two days of presentations from national and state experts on topics and exhibits of interest to educators and parents of gifted children.

    Don’t forget to visit http://kagegifted.org/conference2015/ for all the latest on the KAGE 34th Annual Conference on February 23-24, 2015!

    Please contact the KAGE office at kage@wku.edu or 270.745.4301 if you have questions. As always, thank you for supporting gifted education in Kentucky!