HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky University announced the establishment of the Institute for Talent Development and Gifted Studies, which will seek to maximize learning opportunities for gifted and talented students in the region and beyond.
To achieve this mission, the institute will offer a quality gifted and talented education program that focuses on talent identification, talent development, research and advocacy.
The institute will increase local preparedness for postsecondary education, increase the number of Kentuckians with certificates and degrees, prepare graduates for life and work in Kentucky and benefit the Kentucky economy.
One of the institute’s most popular activities is the ExploreMore! enrichment program, which offers opportunities for gifted and talented students in grades K-8 a broad range of enrichment courses.
Students have the opportunity to select an interactive, hands-on course that matches their interests and abilities.
Class sizes are limited to provide an optimum teaching and learning environment. Classes are taught by qualified teachers, focus on a central theme and are designed to allow students to pursue their natural curiosities. The next ExploreMore! Program will be held from Feb. 19 to March 19.
For more information, visit http://gifted.nku.edu or call (859) 572-5600.