Advancing the KGTC Organization Through Board Development  Bonnie Houk


Advocating Without Alienating   Tracy Elford


Agriculture:  A Career Field Full of Opportunities for the Gifted  Darcie Gallagher


Anderson Handout #1  Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Anderson Handout #2   Early College Programs at Fort Hays State University

​Anderson Handout #3  Early College Programs at Fort Hays State 


The Art of the Cube:  Creating Mosaics  Leigh Johnson


Breaking Barriers for Your Students Through Blended Learning  Erica Hart

      EVERFI Quick Start Guide


Building a Compassionate Student:  Teaching Compassion, Empathy, and Self-Awareness

      Erica Hart

      EVERFI Quick Start Guide


Building on Resilience - Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipleline     Dr. Stella Smith


Chinese Cultural Beliefs and Behaviors  Nancy Hope

     Chinese Cultural Handout #1

      Chinese Cultural Handout #2


Creating Optimal Classroom Environments for the Gifted  Kim Bitner Drottz


Creating Positive Parent Teacher Partnerships  Kathleen Nilles


Developing a Comprehensive Needs Statement  Bonnie Houk


Empowering and Powering Down Perfectionism  Dr. Brandi Klepper


Executive Functioning  Dr. Brandi Klepper


Exploring Issues of Identifying Twice Exceptional Learners Through Case Studies  Ceclia Boswell


Gifted Plus:  LGBTQ+  Liz Hamor and Jim Persinger


How to Create A Parent Group That Will Thrive and Survive  Tracy Elford


Integrating Design Thinking Into Your Curriculum  Kimberle Curtis


Let's Go on a Wild Goose Chase:  Educational Scavenger Hunts  Paula Figgs


Let's Have a Star Party!  How to Upgrade Your Independent Studies with Astronomy

     Nolan Sump


Let's Talk about Maps  Rhonda Lefferd


Out of this World Problem Solving with "The Martian"  Garrett Ridder


Mindset, Motivation, and Grit:  What Does it Mean for My Gifted Child  Kathleen Nilles


Molding Motivation in Gifted Adolescents  Dr. Brandi Klepper


Parent Resource List from NAGC


PLAAFP Handout


Resilience in a Time of Change:  Adaptive Leadership for Exceptional Learners 

     Dr. Amy Leyerzapf


Should I Accelerate My Child?  100+ Families and Students Share Their Experiences 

      Heidi Mann and Tracy Elford


Teaching With A Twist:  Rubik's Cube in the Gifted Classroom  Leigh Johnson


Tools in the Toolkit:  Diversity Techniques for Diverse Students  Kate Moore


Unstandardizing Curriculum for Diverse Gifted Learners    Jessica LaFollette


What to Do When for College  (Live Binder link)  Leigh Johnston



* Please note, not every presentation is available for public viewing


2018 KGTC Conference Presentations