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Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County
Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County (March 5th, 2015)

More than 60 gifted students, their parents and teachers filled Bowling Green City Hall on Feb. 12 to celebrate Gifted Education Month.

Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education
Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education (March 5th, 2015)

Dr. Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her impact on gifted education as recipient of the 2015 Palmarium Award, presented Feb. 6 in Denver.

Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar
Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar (November 6th, 2014)

Forty parents, educators, counselors, and administrators came to Bowling Green November 5 to hear a leading authority on twice-exceptional education at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Seminar.

The Center for Gifted Studies Travels to Spain (October 13th, 2014)

Twenty-five travelers have returned home after a ten-day study abroad trip to Spain with Dr. Julia Roberts, Dr. Richard Roberts, and Dr. Tracy Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU.

Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp
Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp (July 22nd, 2014)

The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University recently hosted 60 campers who attended The Summer Camp from July 14 to July 18.

31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students
31st Year of VAMPY at WKU Hosts 217 Students (July 10th, 2014)

The Summer Program for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth (VAMPY) hosted 217 students for the three-week program from June 22 to July 12.

165 Students Come to the 32nd Year of SCATS at WKU
165 Students Come to the 32nd Year of SCATS at WKU (July 4th, 2014)

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted 166 campers for the 32nd annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS) from June 8 to 20.

High Achieving Students Honored at 2014 Duke TIP Kentucky Recognition Ceremony
High Achieving Students Honored at 2014 Duke TIP Kentucky Recognition Ceremony (May 23rd, 2014)

On Friday, May 23, more than 400 middle school students took part in the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony of the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) at Western Kentucky University.

Breedlove named Director of The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky (May 21st, 2014)

Dr. Lynette Breedlove, a prominent gifted and talented educator from Texas, has been named Director of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU.

Get on Board for Academic Excellence (April 3rd, 2014)

Julia Roberts was guest writer for Stu Silberman's blog Public Engagement and Ed Reform originally posted on April 3, 2014.

450 Students Participated in 2014 Winter Super Saturdays
450 Students Participated in 2014 Winter Super Saturdays (February 26th, 2014)

The Center for Gifted Studies’ Winter Super Saturdays hosted the biannual event, which had students from more than 40 school districts and three states, each Saturday from February 1 to 22.

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Announces Week of Giftedness
The Commonwealth of Kentucky Announces Week of Giftedness (February 14th, 2014)

Dozens gathered in the State Capitol's Rotunda in Frankfort Tuesday to hear from legislators and gifted students alike on the importance of gifted education as well as to hear the Proclamation station Feb. 17 to 23 as Gifted Education Week in Kentucky.

PNC Foundation makes $150,000 Grant to Innovate Kentucky
PNC Foundation makes $150,000 Grant to Innovate Kentucky (January 15th, 2014)

The PNC Foundation, through its Grow Up Great program, has awarded WKU a $150,000 grant to support Innovate Kentucky and early childhood education.

26 Educators Attend Leadership Institute XVII
26 Educators Attend Leadership Institute XVII (December 9th, 2013)

Twenty-six educators from throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky came to WKU last week to hear a national leader in youth leadership. The Center for Gifted Studies hosted the Leadership Institute XVII on Dec. 6 at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center.

Members of National Gifted Education Board Meet at WKU
Members of National Gifted Education Board Meet at WKU (September 10th, 2013)

The Association for the Gifted (TAG), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), held its biannual meetings Sept. 6-7 at WKU.

Diversity Among Gifted Children Theme of TAG Fall Institute at WKU
Diversity Among Gifted Children Theme of TAG Fall Institute at WKU (August 26th, 2013)

The Association for the Gifted (TAG), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, will be holding its 2013 Fall Institute on Sept. 6 at the Knicely Conference Center.

Gifted Educators, Parents from 41 Countries Attend World Conferenece
Gifted Educators, Parents from 41 Countries Attend World Conferenece (August 22nd, 2013)

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children hosted its 20th Biennial World Conference, Celebrating Giftedness and Creativity, Aug. 10-14 at the Galt House Hotel and Conference Center in Louisville.

A Celebration of Educating Gifted, Talented Children
A Celebration of Educating Gifted, Talented Children (August 8th, 2013)

Dr. Julia Roberts and Nancy Green co-wrote an op-ed on gifted and talented children and what the government can do to help further gifted education. This article was published on August 8, 2013 in the Louisville Courier Journal.

450 Teacher attend 30th AP Summer Insitute
450 Teacher attend 30th AP Summer Insitute (July 26th, 2013)

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU recently held the 30th annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute from June 23 to June 28.

159 Students Attend 2013 SCATS
159 Students Attend 2013 SCATS (July 26th, 2013)

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU hosted 159 campers for the 31st annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS) from June 9 to June 23.

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Gifted Education Month celebrated in Bowling Green, Warren County

More than 60 gifted students, their parents and teachers filled Bowling Green City Hall on Feb. 12 to celebrate Gifted Education Month.

Roberts Receives National Award for Impact on Gifted Education

Dr. Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her impact on gifted education as recipient of the 2015 Palmarium Award, presented Feb. 6 in Denver.

Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar

Forty parents, educators, counselors, and administrators came to Bowling Green November 5 to hear a leading authority on twice-exceptional education at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Seminar.

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Dr. Susan Baum Presents at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional Seminar

Forty parents, educators, counselors, and administrators came to Bowling Green November 5 to hear a leading authority on twice-exceptional education at the 2014 Twice-Exceptional (2e) Learners Seminar.

The Center for Gifted Studies Travels to Spain

Twenty-five travelers have returned home after a ten-day study abroad trip to Spain with Dr. Julia Roberts, Dr. Richard Roberts, and Dr. Tracy Inman of The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU.

Sixty Campers Attend 3rd Year of The Summer Camp

The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University recently hosted 60 campers who attended The Summer Camp from July 14 to July 18.

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