GT Town Hall Feb. 18, 2021
Dr. Susan Leach, Chief Student Success Officer, Jeffco Schools
Dr. Leach is responsible for developing, directing and rolling out systems and programs to serve students and families who require educational, physical, and emotional support beyond standard programming for special education, gifted and talented, health services, homebound instruction, student services, healthy schools, and student engagement.
Dr. Leach is a licensed and certified school psychologist and previously served as the Supervisor of Psychological and Social Work Services, as well as a regional Special Education Supervisor and school psychologist. Her research interests are related to issues impacting public school students, particularly those marginalized by race and socioeconomic status.
Guy Nahmiach, JAGC president
Heather Groff, JAGC board member, GT teacher
Heather has devoted her 16 year teaching career to gifted students. She is the mom of two now high school gifted children. Additionally she is a part of the district gifted education team for Douglas County School District.
Jana Betlach, JAGC board member, teacher/homeschool enrichment, Life Outside the Lines Consulting,
Jana has been in Montessori education for 15 years and leadership for 8. Her passion is supporting all students to think independently and have them excited about learning for life.
Advanced Learning Plans (ALPs)
Jeffco ALP progress monitoring
Find Your School's Social-Emotional Learning Counselor and GT Center Counselor
SEL in Jeffco
Resources for parents at home: MindUp, Characterlab.com, Why Try, ReThink, Big Life Journal, Gozen.com, Sanford Harmony, Ripple Effects
Make Social and Emotional Learning Stick - everyday activities for parents and podcast
Mental Health Resources
Jeffco Mental Health Services
Jeffco Student Mental Health Hub
Free Tutoring for High Schoolers at Schoolhouse World (Kahn Academy)
Jefferson County Library Elementary Homework Help
Jefferson County Library Teen Homework Help
Khan Academy offers homework help and test prep
Prepdogoffers Common Core help by grade