​​​What's New on the KGTC Website?



​​See "Managing Summer the Enrichment Craze

"Kids' Brains Need More Downtime, Research Shows"

Gifted Education page (articles at bottom) 


2019 - 2020 KGTC Mentor Program for Gifted Educators

KGTC applications are open for both mentors and new gifted educators (mentees).  The program assigns an experienced gifted educator with one who has 0 - 3 years experience with gifted students and who has not attended a KGTC Conference in the past.

Click HERE for more information and regulations


Deadline is Friday September 6, 2019

This applicaiton is open to teachers who currently work with (or will in the upcoming school year) gifted students; who are new to the field of gifted education and are in a new gifted/talented position (0-3 years of experience); who have not attended a KGTC conference in the past; and who have demonstrated a desire and commitment to increase awareness and to advocate for gifted students and potentially gifted students



Deadline is Friday September 6, 2019

Mentors are needed!  By filling out the application to be a Mentor, you will be in a contact for the new educator for guidance, best practices, practical advice, and to act as a sounding board.


2019 KGTC Annual Conference

Dates:  October 13 & 14

Location:  Kansas State University 

Manhattan Kansas

Educator and Parent Registration is Now Open!

Click HERE for Information and Registration

Family Day Information and Student Storytelling Academy 

Information Now Available - Click title for more information


      Sunday Oct 13  Keynote Speaker            Monday Oct 14 Keynote Speaker

                       Lisa Van Gemert                                      Ginger Lewman

                          The Gifted Guru 

                    https://giftedguru.com                         https://gingerlewman.com

​         Keynote:  Letters to the Young Gifted          Keynote:  Creating Schools that

                                                                          Kindle the Inner Fires of Learning

"What I learned As An Ex-Gifted Kid"
 TEDTalk- Caroline Cannistra
YouTube Video
Students - Articles & Reports 



KGTC 2018 Conference presentations are available under the Archive tab.

KGTC's 2nd Annual Mentorship Program

Applications are open!

See application for teachers new in gifted education and application for mentors experienced in gifted education

See Regulations and Applications below


National Association for Gifted Children


Starting the school year with the right kind of communication
Communicating Effectively with Your Gifted Child's School"

Parents page  - Articles & Reports