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Committee Membership

 

Leanne Balazc - Parent
Amy Baker – Parent
Denver Baumgartner – Student
Dr. Kristin Byno – Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Operations
Jacob Cramer- Student
Joan Swim – Director, AVID
Jeremy Jewitt – LHHS Teacher
Jacob Cortez – ACI
Frank Miller – Principal, LHHS
Jeff Bradford – Executive Director, Fine Arts
Chad Gilliland – RHS Teacher
Shameka Brackens – LHHS Counselor
Sharonda Tims – LHHS Assistant Principal
Willa Myers – PHS Counselor
Jason Schayot – BHS Band Teacher
Abbey Pardue – BHS Teacher
Florence Woods – BHS Counselor
Danny Stotts – RISD Careeer & Technical Education
Peggy Dillon – Executive Director of Secondary Instruction & Operations
Charles Bruner – Principal, Richardson HS
Annabel Garza – Executive Director, Student Information
Lori Shaw – Director of Guidance & Counseling
Anne Marie Yarborough – Executive Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction
John Wing – PHS, Assistant Principal
Leslie Slovak – Executive Director, Athletics
Jonathan Denton – Secondary Science Teacher Support Specialist

Committee Facilitators
Elizabeth Swaner is the Executive Director of K-12 College and Career Readiness at RISD. In this role, she supports exposure to college and career preparation, college academics, Advanced Placement, AVID Secondary Gifted and Talented opportunities, and college national and state testing. Swaner works with a team of counselors and others to help students see a path to success beyond high school graduation.

Prior to her current position, Swaner has worked for 25 years in Richardson ISD as a classroom teacher, athletic coach, instructional coach, assistant principal, associate principal and principal of the Berkner STEM Academy.

Todd Kettler is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of North Texas where he teaches courses in gifted and talented curriculum and creativity. His Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students (Prufrock, 2016) won the 2016 Legacy Award for the Best Scholarly Work in Gifted Education, and he co-authored A Teacher’s Guide to Using the Common Core State Standards with Gifted and Advanced Learners in English/Language Arts (Prufrock Press, 2014). Kettler’s research has appeared in Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Journal of Advanced Academics, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, and Thinking Skills and Creativity.

Kettler earned his PhD in Educational Psychology at Baylor University, and he is a former middle school and high school teacher and director of advanced academics.

     
 
 
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