Kansas State Department of Education:  Gifted Education
Melissa Valenza
785/296-6035

Region Directors

REGION 1:  DIRECTOR*- OPEN

                    Assistant Director - OPEN

REGION 2:  DIRECTOR* - Kim Curtis

                    Assistant Director - OPEN

REGION 3:  DIRECTOR* -Laura Linstra

                    Assistant Director - OPEN

REGION 4:  DIRECTOR* - Garrett Ridder

                    Assistant Director - OPEN

REGION 5:  DIRECTOR*- OPEN

                    Assistant Director -

REGION 6:  DIRECTOR* - Brad Johnson

​                    Assistant Director - OPEN

KSDE:        


​* = VOTING BOARD MEMBER


Committee Chairs

ANNUAL CONVENTION

CHAIR*- Connie Phelps

Vendor Chair - Brad Johnson

Registrar - Bonnie Houk


CONTINUING EDUCATION

 CHAIR* - Lindsay Black


SUMMER CONVENTION(S)

Parent & Student Chair - Gwen Landever


LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP DAY

Co Chair - OPEN

Co Chair - OPEN


COMMUNICATIONS

CHAIR*-and Website - Tracy Elford

eNews (educator info) - Leigh Johnson

eNews (student info) - Brad Johnson

Constant Contact - OPEN

Facebook - Sheri Stewart

KGTC Blog - OPEN


CONNECTIONS & MENTORSHIP

CHAIR*- Lindsay Black


BEST PRACTICES

CHAIR*- Sheri Nakai

Survey Models & Practices -OPEN


GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP  

CHAIR*- Leigh Johnson

By Laws & Policies -

Budget & Treasury -

Leadership Development - OPEN

Historian - Connie Phelps


PARENT

CHAIR*- OPEN

Co-Chair -


= VOTING BOARD MEMBER



Interested in joining KGTC?  See Job Descriptionsand send us an email via the Contact Us page!

Treasurer

Bonnie Houk*



Board of Directors

President-Elect

Connie Staley*




Past President

Kelly Reynolds



President

Nancy Thomas*


 Secretary

Jessica LaFollette*