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Gae Broadwater

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Community Leadership

Phone: 502.320.0044


MPA (Masters in Public Administration), Kentucky State University, specialization in Human Resource Management, Frankfort, KY (2000).
MS in Adult Education, Indiana University, Bloomington (1979) with thesis option: A political/legislative history of the Adult Education Act of 1966.
BS in Public Health Education, Indiana University, Indianapolis (1975)

Gae is a state specialist for community and economic development with the Cooperative Extension Program at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, KY. Since 2000, she has provided state and regional leadership for educational programming and technical assistance in the areas of community capacity building, entrepreneurship (adults and youth), facilitation methods, and organizational effectiveness. Prior to her current position, she was a training specialist with the National Diversity Center at Kentucky State for the Cooperative Extension System. Gae has more than 25 years of community-based experience working in Indiana, New Jersey, Georgia, Mississippi, and now Kentucky.

  • True Colors® Facilitator and Trainer (a personality identification model that is easy to understand, remember, and provides you with insights into different motivations, actions, and communication approaches with a practical tool used to foster productive relationships and team building)
  • LeadershipPlenty® Certified Facilitator (training program that introduces essential skills for community leadership such as building partnerships, managing conflict, and taking action to help diverse groups, in communities large and small, learn to work together to solve problems, and create opportunities)
  • Community Development
  • Program Development
  • Staff Development
  • Facilitation & Training
  • Team Building
  • Grant Writing