SAGE Educator of the Month: Lisa Grimes

SAGE honors Ms. Lisa Grimes, 8th grade GT Discoveries and 7th grade PLA teacher at Colleyville Middle School as the January SAGE Educator of the Month.   Ms. Grimes was nominated by a GT Student who said, "Ms. Grimes has shown dedication and commitment to GT learning from day one. Even through online learning, she has proven to … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Lisa Grimes

SAGE Educators of the Month: Daniel Adkins and Lynette Hollinger

SAGE would like to thank our members for sending in the many wonderful and heartfelt nominations for the Educator of the Month.  It is encouraging to see how our community appreciates the extraordinary lengths that our educators are going to in order to support our GT students during these unusual times.  The thankfulness of our … Continue reading SAGE Educators of the Month: Daniel Adkins and Lynette Hollinger

SAGE Educator of the Month: Tim Bressler

SAGE honors Mr. Tim Bressler, 7th and 8th grade GT History teacher at Heritage Middle School as the November SAGE Educator of the Month.  Mr. Bressler was nominated by several GT parents.  Here is what one SAGE member who nominated Mr. Bressler had to say: "Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Mr. Bressler is able … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Tim Bressler

SAGE Educator of the Month: Ciera Still

SAGE honors Mrs. Ciera Still, 3rd grade math and science teacher at Grapevine Elementary, as the SAGE Educator of the Month.  Mrs. Still was nominated by a GT parent for going the extra mile in helping students prepare for acceleration exams by differentiating math and science education according to her students' needs and desires.   Thank you … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Ciera Still

Educator of the Month: GCISD Instructional Technology Team

For SAGE Educator of the Month, we'd like to honor the entire Instructional Technology team who launched the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Learning@Home website, hosted teacher tech training, and kept our kids learning. You've been vital to keeping our community connected! Special thanks to Dr. Suzanne Newell, Director Curriculum & Instruction; Tony Zahn, Dir Science & Instructional … Continue reading Educator of the Month: GCISD Instructional Technology Team

GT Educator of the Month: Tarianne Johnson, Bus Driver, ASPIRE Route

Starting in First Grade, ASPIRE students may ride a bus from their neighborhood's elementary campus to their ASPIRE Campus. Moms and Dads are very grateful for all the bus drivers who ensure that our students arrive safely to school. In gratitude, several families nominated one bus driver, Ms. Tarianne Johnson, as SAGE GT Educator of the Month: One parent wrote: … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Tarianne Johnson, Bus Driver, ASPIRE Route

GT Educator of the Month: Jane Simmons, Heritage Elementary

The SAGE Member who nominated Jane Simmons wrote: "Jane ALWAYS does what it takes to make sure her GT kids have what they need to be successful. She works with the GT Specialist at HES on a regular basis to provide enrichment and extensions to all high achieving students she has. Jane as is intentional with … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Jane Simmons, Heritage Elementary

GT Educator of the Month: Timothy Spitsberg, CTMS ASPIRE Humanities 7th

The parent who nominated Mr. Spitsberg wrote: "My twice-exceptional 7th grader is in Mr. Spitsberg's Humanities class. He has gone above and beyond with a solution-focused mindset to engage and motivate my child in a subject that is not their favorite. Mr. Spitsberg's willingness to communicate with me and try a variety of strategies until we find success has increased my … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Timothy Spitsberg, CTMS ASPIRE Humanities 7th