GT Educator of the Month: Debbie Lewis

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month for September is Debbie Lewis, 2nd grade teacher at Grapevine Elementary. Two parents nominated Mrs. Lewis this month. They wrote: "When my daughter had a bad first day of second grade (change is hard!), I Tweeted about it. Mrs. Lewis emailed me just before 9pm letting me know that she would work to ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Shelley Ingram

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month for May is the Principal of Timberline Elementary, Shelley Ingram, who is completing her first year at the school. The person who nominated her wrote: "Principal Ingram is supportive of the GT program and GC-SAGE. She's always energetic and personally attends as many school functions as her schedule allows. She often goes above ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Colleen Patton

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Colleen Patton, ASPIRE Glenhope 3rd grade teacher. The person who nominated her wrote: "Mrs. Patton goes above and beyond for her students. Her knowledge of G/T characteristics and strategies helps her support her students academically, as ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Sheri Robbins

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Dr. Sheri Robbins, GT Specialist at Bear Creek Elementary. The two people who nominated her wrote: "The biggest compliment we can pay Dr. Robbins is she has made our two children independent thinkers and intellectually curious." ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Crystall Petersen

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Crystall Petersen, GT Specialist at Colleyville Elementary. ​Nominated by a student, Mrs. Petersen is described as fun and energetic: "She always makes class fun. She stretches our minds and has us think deeper and in different ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Melanie Gable

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Melanie Gable, GT Specialist at Cannon Elementary. The person who nominated her wrote: "My child comes home excited about what’s she’s done in GT that day. She looks forward to the days she gets to GO to GT! Ms. Gable ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Travis Sampson

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Travis Sampson, music teacher at Bear Creek Elementary and founder of the GCISD District String Orchestra. The person who nominated him wrote: "Mr. Sampson's GCISD District Orchestra, now in its 5th year, is comprised of at ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Gina Ballweg

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month for November is Gina Ballweg, 3rd grade humanities teacher at Heritage Elementary. The person who nominated her wrote: "Mrs. Ballweg is a teacher that goes beyond the word extraordinary. Everyday she engages her students, she pulls them into whatever they are studying and challenges them to think beyond what they see on the ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Jennifer Spence

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who’s going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Jennifer Spence, who teaches 4th grade in ASPIRE Academy at Glenhope Elementary. The person who nominated her says,"Jennifer challenges the students to go beyond traditional practices and basic thinking. She encourages each student to be him/herself. My ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Jill Parker

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Jill Parker, who teaches Algebra 2 and Pre Calculus at Grapevine High. The person who nominated her says, "Mrs. Parker has been an amazing teacher this year for the Algebra 2/Pre-Calculus class. ... She fulfills her teaching duties to ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Angie Connell

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Angie Connell, GT Specialist for Heritage Elementary School. The person who nominated her says, "Angie Connell is our GT Specialist. She has stepped into big shoes by taking our beloved Delaine Hamilton's place. She has made ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Will Boykin

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Will Boykin, 5th grade teacher at ASPIRE Academy. The people who nominated him said: "Mr. Boykin regularly meets individually with students to asses their needs. He has created a classroom climate to help every child ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Meagan Pryor

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Meagan Pryor, GT Specialist for Colleyville Elementary School The person who nominated her says, " In addition to all the wonderful things Meagan does as a specialist, she also facilitates online GT professional leaning for other ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Gypsy Mishoe

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Gypsy Mishoe, instructional coach for GCISD. The person who nominated her says, "Instructional coaches spend much of their time working behind the scenes to support teachers and students. Gypsy goes above and beyond to ensure the ...
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GT Educator of the Month: Wynette Griffin

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. This month's SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Wynette Griffin, Principal of Glenhope Elementary School. Two SAGE parents nominated Dr. Griffin. They say: "Dr. Griffin is amazing! She is a great communicator and effective leader – qualities that I hope will rub off on ...
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GT Teacher of the Month: Kami Anderson

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students — and the first SAGE GT Teacher of the Month is Kami Anderson, ASPIRE 2nd grade, Glenhope Elementary School. The SAGE parent who nominated her says: "Mrs. Anderson exceeded all my expectations! She is challenging kids on a daily basis, truly cares about them, ...
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