Contacts

State Education Agency

Kentucky Department of Education

Kathie Anderson

Gifted Education Consultant

Division of Learning Services

CPT 18th Floor

500 Metro Street

Frankfort, KY  40601

502-564-4970, Ext. 4133

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

Kentucky Association for Gifted Education

PO Box 9610

Bowling Green, KY  42102

270-345-2260

kage@wku.edu

Lynette Baldwin

Executive Director

 

Tracy Inman

President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2012-2013
Total Student Population 
638,000
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
102,695
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $6,622,300

2011-2012:  $6,622,300

2010-2011:  $6,806,700

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically Gifted
Specific academic areas
Leadership
Performing/Visual Arts
Creatively Gifted
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
Does the state mandate services for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
Does the state provide guidance or guidelines for the process of identifying gifted & talented students? 
Yes
Does the state have a policy requiring districts to recognize gifted eligibilities from other districts in the same state? 
State policy specifically permits
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state have an acceleration policy? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state require general education teachers to receive training on gifted students after initial teacher certification is attained? 
No
Does the state require professionals working in specialized gifted ed programs to have a gifted ed endorsement or certification? 
Yes
Does the state monitor/audit LEA programs for gifted & talented students? 
Yes
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students? 
Yes

State Events

Monday, February 23, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, February 24, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm EST
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, November 16, 2014 (All day)