If you live near Santa Fe, come join local experts and fellow parents for a guided discussion series on parenting gifted children. Starting October 16 for 8 weeks on Mondays, the new meeting time will be 6-7:30 PM. Meeting place will be at Santa Fe Community College in the MASTERS Program office, Rm. 325.
To register email or call Nancy Lee Marquis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 505-850-2982.
Click to download Fall 2017 NMAG Newsletter
Many thanks to Jessica Carlisle, our outgoing Newsletter Chair, for submitting the last newsletter of her tenure. In this capacity she has long served NMAG, the foremost statewide gifted organization. Jessica has had an impact on gifted education throughout the state and continues to do amazing things in gifted secondary education in Farmington. If you are thinking about getting involved in NMAG and have a journalistic proclivity, consider joining our board as Newsletter Chair starting October 21st. Contact us for more information.
The conference is just around the corner and NMAG is ready for New Mexico’s teachers, administrators and parents. Are you interested in learning about and advocating for gifted education?
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Under the Big Top
October 20-21, 2017
New Mexico Highlands Rio Rancho Center
1700 Grande Blvd SE #100, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Keynote Speaker: Jaime Castellano
Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Jaime A. Castellano, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the identification, assessment, recruitment, and retention of low-income, culturally and linguistically different gifted students. Dr. Castellano has particular expertise and success in working with school districts across the nation to increase the number of Hispanic/Latino students, Native American students, as well as English language learners in gifted education programs.
Castellano is an award-winning principal and author, as well as a noted researcher and scholar in gifted education. He has written and edited four books on understanding our most able students from diverse backgrounds, written and/or edited multiple chapters, articles, and monographs in the field. His 2011 publication: Special Populations in Gifted Education: Understanding Our Most Able Students from Diverse Backgrounds was awarded the Legacy Award for Outstanding Scholarly Publication in the field of Gifted Education. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Academics (JAA), Journal for the Education of the Gifted (JEG), Gifted Child Today (GCT), and Roeper Review. Continue reading
Several site-based gifted education jobs are currently listed at Santa Fe Public Schools. Contact Geoffrey Moon for more information.
SFPS has embarked on a multi-year plan to transform our special education services to all special education students including gifted. Initiatives include intensive teacher training and support, 1-1 assistive technology, and state of the art digital and curriculum resources.
To apply you will need this link to the SFPS jobs list, where you will submit an Applitrack application online.
Here’s a hint: If you are actively searching for jobs and have another district’s application started with Applitrack, you can transfer most of the info you’ve inputed over to other districts, like Santa Fe, who also use this service.
Do you have an job opening to share? Let me know and I’ll post it.