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

GT Educator of the Month: Neely Carter, iUniversity Prep

The parent who nominated Mr. Carter wrote: "My ASPIRE 4th grader takes Accelerated 7/8th grade math via iUPrep. Mr. Carter is his iUPrep math teacher (he also had Mr. C in 3rd grade for Accelerated 6/7th grade math). Mr. Carter has gone above and beyond to ensure my child does not miss a single concept. … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Neely Carter, iUniversity Prep

GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

Cheers to a team effort!  Melanie Gable and Lori Kirkhuff are honored as the first combined SAGE GT Team Educators of the Month! Melanie Gable, GT Specialist, Cannon Elementary Lori Kirkhuff, GT Specialist, Bransford Elementary Lori Kirkhuff and Melanie Gable organized the first LIVE conference. LIVE stands for Leadership Innovation Voice Enrichment. The 250 GT 5th graders participated in activities like … Continue reading GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

GT Educator of the Month: Ashley White, CHHS Learning Liaison

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Ashley White, Learning Liaison, Colleyville Heritage High School. The person who nominated her wrote: "Ashley's impact on gifted education at CHHS is hard to quantify.  She facilitates professional learning communities for GT teachers and works tirelessly to ensure teachers have the training and support they need to design … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Ashley White, CHHS Learning Liaison