SAGE Educator of the Month – Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Academy District Liaison

Dr. Taliaferro impacts our gifted learners in GCISD in more ways than we will likely ever know. She tirelessly puts in hours of work to coordinate with students, parents, teachers, and administration so that the ASPIRE Academy can maintain its reputation of excellence. She strives to listen to student voices, reinforcing to our kids that … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month – Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Academy District Liaison

SAGE Educator of the Month: Emily Ramser

SAGE honors Ms. Emily Ramser, High School ASPIRE English teacher at Grapevine High School as the April SAGE Educator of the Month.   Ms. Ramser was nominated by a SAGE members who stated: "from her very first "get-to-know-you" activity, Ms. Ramser has been creating a classroom environment of inclusion and safety. She actively engages both remote and in-person students. She … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Emily Ramser

SAGE Educator of the Month: Tiffani Griffard

SAGE honors Mrs. Tiffani Griffard, 1st Grade ASPIRE teacher at Glenhope Elementary School as the March SAGE Educator of the Month.   Mrs. Griffard was nominated by several SAGE members, one of whom said:  "During a time when both home and school are in flux, Mrs. Griffard consistently balances high levels of teaching and expectation … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Tiffani Griffard

SAGE Educator of the Month: Kathy Griffin

SAGE honors Mrs. Kathy Griffin, GT Specialist at O.C. Taylor Elementary School  as the February SAGE Educator of the Month.   Mrs. Griffin was nominated by a SAGE member who said:  "Mrs. Griffin is truly an amazing educator. She is able to integrate the remote learners into the GT classroom seamlessly. My remote learner still … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Kathy Griffin

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