SAGE Educator of the Month: Garrett Barnard

Congratulations to Garrett Barnard from Cross Timbers Middle School, who was named Educator of the Month! Here is what the person who nominated him had to say: "I would like to nominate 7th grade ASPIRE math teacher Garrett Barnard for educator of the month. Our son has had increased struggles with focus since the start of the … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: Garrett Barnard

A warm welcome to our new GT Educators ~ Fall 2020

To welcome our new GT educators and help them get settled in their new classrooms, SAGE is awarding a $100 grant to each new elementary GT teacher and a $50 grant to each new secondary teacher. Please join SAGE in extending a warm welcome to the new gifted educators in GCISD: New ASPIRE Teachers: Kay … Continue reading A warm welcome to our new GT Educators ~ Fall 2020

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 Grant Recipients, August 2019

Our SAGE Board has awarded the following GT Educator Grants for August 2019! A grant toward registration and/or travel expenses — awarded to Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Liaison; Kameron Jones-Balsley, ASPIRE 6th Humanities; and Gypsy Mishoe, Advanced Academics Liaison — to present a session and to attend the National Association for Gifted Children 2019 Conference … Continue reading GT Educator Grant Recipients, August 2019

GT Educator of the Month: Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Middle at Cross Timbers

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Humanities Teacher at Cross Timbers Middle. The person who nominated her wrote: "Cheryl has a special heart for gifted students and their writing abilities. As teacher for ASPIRE at Cross Timbers Middle School, she has implemented interventions to improve students' writing by a large percentage. … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Middle at Cross Timbers