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Thursday, December 1 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Building Your PSAT National Merit Pipeline by Developing Advanced Learners (Secondary Track)

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The journey for National Merit doesn’t begin when a student takes the PSAT/NMSQT their Junior year. It takes opportunities and conversations in the preceding years. Two districts will share their middle school programs put in place to help lay the foundation for advanced learners.

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Holley Nasky

GT Coordinator, Irving ISD
Holley Nasky is in her 27th year of education. She began her career as a third-grade teacher in Dallas ISD and, after earning her administrative degree and certification, moved to Irving ISD. After some years teaching in Irving, Holley moved to the GT Coordinator position in Irving... Read More →
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Audra Rowell

Advanced Academics Coordinator, K-12, Northwest ISD
Audra Rowell has been in education for 29 years. After teaching elementary school for 12 years, she became the Elementary GT Coordinator for Irving ISD. In 2015, she moved to Northwest ISD to serve as the Advanced Academics Coordinator overseeing Gifted Services, AP, Math Acceleration... Read More →
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Sheila Griffith Ph.D.

President, Knowsys Educational Services
Dr. Sheila Griffith, president of Knowsys Educational Services, is a recognized expert in vocabulary acquisition and exam preparation. Dr. Griffith uses research to inform and develop curriculum designed to improve college readiness among secondary students. She authored the Knowsys... Read More →

Thursday December 1, 2022 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Kingwood Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker St, Houston, TX 77010